DEMOCRACY DAY: Gov Umar Bago approves payment of fines discharged 80 Inmates

As part of activities marking this year’s Democracy Day, the Niger state Governor, Rt. Hon. Mohammed Umar Bago has approved the payment of fines for the discharge of Eighty inmates spread across various Correctional Centres in the State.   A statement issued by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Abubakar Usman explained that the payment of fine for the discharge of the inmates by the Governor was in line with power of Prerogative of Mercy as guaranteed under the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.   According…