President Buhari pardon 500 prison inmates in Kano - Drimz Media Blog

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

President Buhari pardon 500 prison inmates in Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday pardoned 500 inmates of the Kurmawa Central Prisons in Kano metropolis as part of Federal Government’s efforts to decongest prisons.

President Buhari who is on a two-day official visit to Kano State granted the pardon when he arrived at the place in company with the state Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje and others.

The prisoners include males and females and were advised to be of good behaviour and shun anything that could bring them back to prison.

He charged them to engage in lawful ventures to enable them to become useful members of the society. The president also gave the inmates an undisclosed amount of money to transport themselves to their respective homes.

In his remarks, Ganduje also advised the inmates to conduct themselves well and contribute meaningfully to societal development.

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