Home Local News OGUN GOVERNOR COMMUTES DEATH SENTENCES FOR FORTY-FIVE INMATES.

OGUN GOVERNOR COMMUTES DEATH SENTENCES FOR FORTY-FIVE INMATES.

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The Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has commuted the death sentence of forty-five condemned inmates to prison terms.

Abiodun also granted pardons to forty-one other inmates serving in different correctional centres across the state.

Speaking at the 2024 Democracy Day, held at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, he said the decision was in exercising his prerogative of mercy as the governor of the state.

According to him, the gesture signals a break from past grievances and a move towards a more inclusive and compassionate society where merciful second chances are granted to deserving offenders.

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