The Federal Government has granted amnesty to 2,600 inmates as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
According to the Punch, Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made this known at an ongoing press conference at the headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service in Abuja.
This decision is to decongest prison facilities in the country amid the spread of coronavirus.
The inmates would be processed and released later today.
More details to follow…