Governor Ahmadu of Adamawa pardons 171 prisoners in 16 correctional centres across the State

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The Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has pardoned 171 inmates serving various prison terms in sixteen Correctional Institutions across the State.
Fintiri in a Press statement signed by his Press Secretary,Mr Humwashi Wonosikou said the 171 inmates are among the list of 2,600 inmates pardoned by the Federal Government.
It could be recalled that the Governor had earlier granted amnesty to 46 inmates in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 212(i)(b) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
According to the statement,Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri’s decision is in consonance with the Federal Government’s effort to decongest some of the overcrowded Correctional Centres, in the wake of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic.

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