President Buhari Grants Presidential Pardon To About Two thousand six hundred Inmates

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President Muhammad Buhari has granted presidential pardon to about 2,600 inmates nationwide.
In a symbolic gesture of the amnesty given to the 2,600 inmates across Nigeria, 41 Federal inmates and 29 FCT inmates making a total of 70 inmates who met certain criteria will be released today from the Kuje Custodial Centre in Abuja
This amnesty will not apply to inmates sentenced for violent offences such as terrorism, kidnapping, armed banditry, rape, human trafficking, culpable homicide and so on.
The Governors of the 36 states under whose jurisdiction most of the inmates were incarcerated will complete the exercise in line with the federal principle

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