Obaseki approves release of 8 convicts on death roll, transmutes death sentence of 9 others to life imprisonment

Obaseki approves release of 8 convicts on death roll, transmutes death sentence of 9 others to life imprisonment

The
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has approved the release of
eight (8) persons convicted for various crimes, in the exercise of the
prerogative of mercy in line with the recommendation of the Advisory
Council on Prerogative of Mercy.

In a statement, Secretary, Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy, Mrs
Joyce Omotayo Ugbodaga, said the action is in exercise of powers…

CONTINUE READING»

Stay up-to-date

Subscribe now for weekly news headlines roundup delivered directly to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.