The Ekiti Chief Judge, Justice John Adeyeye, has released 69 awaiting trial inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Center in Ado Ekiti.
Adeyeye granted the inmates freedom on Thursday, during his first official visit to the Nigerian Correctional Centre in Ado Ekiti since assumption of duty in June.
The released inmates were those who committed lesser offenses, ranging from burglary, stealing, staying in the Centre beyond law stipulated jail term among others.
– The Chief Judge advised the released inmates to be of good behaviour as long hand of the law is awaiting anyone found disrupting the peace of the society.
Adeyeye appreciated all stakeholders in the administration of justice especially the Judges, Magistrates, Lawyers, Police and others for their patient and cooperation.