• Mimiko grants amnesty to 11 prisoners

    Mimiko grants amnesty to 11 prisoners

    ELEVEN prisoners serving jail terms in Ondo State have been granted pardon by Governor Olusegun Mimiko in commemoration of this year’s Democracy Day celebration.

    A statement by Commissioner for Information Kayode Akinmade in Akure yesterday said the governor’s gesture was in line with the power conferred on him by section 212 (1)  of the 1999 Constitution, as amended.

    It added that reprieve came for the prisoners following “requests and application for full and conditional pardon made to Mimiko by human right and […]