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Akeredolu pardons 18 inmates

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has granted state pardon to 18 convicted inmates of the Correctional centres in the state.

The Governor also commuted to life imprisonment 26 other inmates on death row.

A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Richard Olatunde, the gesture was made in commemoration of this year’s Independence anniversary.

The Governor charged them to be of good conduct and live a crime-free life,

He also urged the public not to discriminate against them as they reintegrate back to society.

Editing by Tina Oyinsan