Ben Ayade the governor of Cross River State Governor has
granted clemency to over 30 prisoners who are currently serving jail
term for various crimes.
governor explained that their release was in the spirit of the
celebration of the state’s 50th anniversary which coincides with the
Children’s Day celebration.
breakdown of the figure of the pardoned prisoners shows that five
prisoners were on death row, 16 on life sentences, four inmates above 60
years, while nine others were terminally ill.
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