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Femi Falana asks Buhari to pardon all thieves in prisons


Femi FalanaA Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has stated that the President Buhari led administration should free all prisoners who have been jailed for stealing and related offences.

He made this while speaking as the guest lecturer at an event organised to celebrate one year remembrance of Late Yinka Odumakin and launching of Yinka Odumakin Foundation, held at Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos state.

Recall that the council of states had on Thursday granted a state pardon to Rev Jollly Nyame who was jailed for corruption after the expiration of his tenure as the Governor of Taraba state between 1999 and 2007.

Falana insisted that it is stated settled in section 17 of the 1999 constitution that citizens are entitled to equal rights and opportunities and so the state pardon has to be extended to all prisons who are serving terms for stealing. Continue Reading


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