Governor Ibikunle Amosun has signed and subsequently supervised the release of 17 prisoners from various prisons in Ogun State on Thursday 9th June 2016. The gesture was done to mark this year’s Democracy Day and June 12 remembrance anniversaries in Ogun State. He also pardoned four condemned inmates by removing them from the death row.
SSA on Media to the governor Adejuwon Soyinka said:
“17 prisoners serving different jail terms in Ogun State have been granted pardon by the State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun. Four others also have their death sentences commuted to life imprisonment.”
The names of the released prisoners are as follows:
Wale Ibidapo Ogungbade, Emmanuel Obi, Oshilaru Abiodun, Wasiu Raimi, Abiola Samuel, Obi Moses, Abiodun Odedele, Ojo Wasiu, Lateef Bello, Dosu Sunday, Kayode Ogunsawo, Sunday Agbehi, Stephen Kolade, Saburi Adebayo, Lekan Shodiya, Ogunsanya Segun and Tolani Ajayi.
Others released from the death row are:
Akeem Fatai, Nnamdi Osuagu, Sunday Oloyede and Idowu Okanlawon.