Governor Buni Pardons 27 Inmates In Yobe

Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni
Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni

As efforts to decongestant Correctional Centres across the country in a bid to curtail the spread of Coronavirus, Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has approved the release of 27 inmates in the State.

This was made known in a statement released by the Director-General Media and Press Affairs to the Governor, Mamman Mohammed.

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According to the Statement, the pardon was based on the directives of the president to decongest the prisons against the spread of the coronavirus disease.

According to reports, a large proportion of the inmates are from Nguru and Gashua prisons with a few from Potiskum medium-security correctional centre.

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