Judiciary

COVID-19: Makinde Frees 15 Inmates

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has granted State pardon to another set of 15 convicted inmates.

Nine (9) inmates were released in Agodi Custodial Centre while the remaining six (6) were set free in Oyo Custodial Centre.

While congratulating the pardoned inmates, the Controller of Nigerian Correctional Service, Oyo State Command, Mr. Tosin Akinrujomu implored them to be good citizens of Nigeria and to engage in honest endeavours. 

He also reminded them to maintain social distancing and keep themselves safe from the COVID-19 pandemic.

These inmates according to a release from the Public Relations Officer, PRO, of the Service Mr. Olanrewaju Anjorin were released in line with the decision of the Federal Government to decongest Correctional Centres to prevent the spread of COVID-19, in the nation’s prison.

Sunday Ogunyemi

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