Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has granted Amnesty to Sixty Eight Inmates of Nigerian Correctional Service in the state .
Granting the amnesty, Governor Emmanuel who was represented by the Attorney General And Commissioner for Justice Barr. Uwemedimo Nwoko, said that the pardon is premised on the recommendation of the state Advisory Committee on Prerogative of Mercy.
Beneficiaries include twenty two inmates of Medium Security Costodial Centre Uyo, Seventeen from Ikot Ekpene Centre, Seventeen from Eket Centre and Twelve inmates of Ikot Abasi Correctional Centre.
Date: Wednesday, 29th April, 2020