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Governor El-Rufai Releases Ten Prisoners Pardons One Ex-Con

The Governor of Kaduna State Malam Nasir El-Rufai has granted clemency to ten prisoners as part of the New Year celebration, in a tweet posted by the Governor he said it is customary to extend a gesture of compassion to deserving prisoners.

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The Governor of Kaduna State Malam Nasir El-Rufai has granted clemency to ten prisoners as part of the New Year celebration, in a tweet posted by the Governor he said it is customary to extend a gesture of compassion to deserving prisoners.

In a statement released by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity Mr Samuel Aruwan, the governor explained that He also granted pardon to one Captain Idris S. Mohammed a retired army officer and ex-convict, who completed his prison term in 1985.

The Governor also said that he was exercising the powers conferred upon him by Section 212 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) to order the immediate release of the inmates and the grant of pardon to Capt. Idris Mohammed (Rtd)

The prisoners who were serving jail terms ranging from three to six years with less than six months left to complete their terms. The prisoners who were granted there freedom include.

  1. Habibu Illiyasu
  2. Ibrahim Mohammed
  3. Ibrahim Auwalu
  4. Abubakar Abdullahi
  5. Shehu Usman
  6. Ibrahim Stephen
  7. Saidu Idris
  8. Ashimu Danmutuwa
  9. Kabiru Mohammed
  10. Aliyu Yusuf