• Rivers Governor Wike frees 3 prisoners on death row

    Rivers Governor Wike frees 3 prisoners on death row

    Nine convicts, three of them on death row, have been granted freedom by the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike.

    Six others, who benefitted from the power of prerogative of mercy of the governor, were serving life imprisonment for various offences.

    A statement signed by the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Emmanuel Aguma, SAN, indicated that the governor’s decision to grant the convicts freedom was based on the advice of the State Advisory Committee on the Prerogative of Mercy.

    The […]