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Obaseki Converts Death Sentences Of Four Prisoners To Life Imprisonment, Pardons One

Governor Godwin Obaseki addressing a gathering in Abuja on July 19, 2019.

 

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has transformed the loss of life sentence given to 4 prisoners to life imprisonment.

The governor additionally authorized the discharge of 1 particular person from the Correctional Centre.

Mr Obaseki gave the approval within the train of the powers conferred on him below part 212 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, as amended, on the advice of the Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy.

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The 4 Prisoners whose sentences had been transmuted from loss of life row to life imprisonment are Ayo Olofin, Abiodun Uwagboe, Sanni Ladan and Joel Ighalo; whereas the launched inmate is one Emejor Amos.

In June 2019, Governor Obaseki authorized the discharge of eight prisoners who had been on loss of life row and transmuted the loss of life penalty of 9 others.

Those freed had been “Abu Dennis Ulubeka (M) convicted and sentenced to death for the offence of Murder; Tirimisiyu Adebayo (M) convicted and sentenced to death for the offences of conspiracy and Armed Robbery; Tajudeen Fabiyi (M) convicted and sentenced to death for the offences of Conspiracy and Armed Robbery, and Olufemi Ajayi (M) convicted and sentenced to death for the offences of Conspiracy and Armed Robbery.”

Others had been “Charles Omowunmi (M) found guilty for the offence of murder and was ordered to be detained in prison at the pleasure of the Governor; Kalu Ojeh (M) convicted and sentenced to 21 years imprisonment on each count, both sentences to run concurrently for the offences of Conspiracy and Armed Robbery; Mathew Idoko (M) convicted and sentenced to death for the offence of murder and Robinson James (M) convicted and sentenced to death for the offences of conspiracy and Armed Robbery.”

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