DARIYE, NYAME AND THREE OTHERS REGAIN FREEDOM
Former Governors Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame have been released from Kuje Custodial Centre, Monday afternoon.
In a statement, Public Relations Officer, FCT Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Humphrey Chukwuedo says the release is sequel to receipt of the letter of clemency from the presidential Prerogative of Mercy Committee by the Controller General of Corrections, Haliru Nababa.
The statement further indicates that the Controller of Corrections, FCT Command, Ahmed Musa Ahmed, acting on the directives of the Controller General also released three other inmates who were granted pardon from the Suleja Custodial Centre.
Chukwuedo explains that the pardon which was granted earlier this year by President Muhammadu Buhari was based on recommendations from the Presidential Prerogative of Mercy Committee after interviewing all inmates based on deteriorating health status, age and good behaviour cum industry while serving their sentences.