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Ganduje Pardons 136 Inmates In Kano State

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Tuesday, pardoned 136 inmates as part of measures to decongest the correctional centres in the state.
Malam Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor disclosed this in a statement he issued in Kano.
Anwar stated that the governor took the decision when he visited Goron-dutse Medium Correctional Centre on Tuesday.
Anwar told them that they are Nigerians who deserved to be taken care of and the governor’s visitation was to celebrate with them in commemoration of Eid-el-Kabir.
Anwar further said that some of the inmates were pardoned either due to ill-health or have stayed longer than necessary, while others were there for not being able to pay the fines slapped on them.
In his remarks, the Controller, Kano Correctional Centres, Sulaiman T. Sulaiman, commended the governor for being humane by relating with inmates.

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