The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Lagos Command, on Saturday, 22 July 2023 confirmed that 30 inmates had been pardoned and released by the Lagos State Government.
The spokesperson of the NCoS, Mr. Rotomi Oladokun, confirmed the development in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
The NCoS Lagos Command spokesperson said the inmates were pardoned by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Kazeem Alogba.
“The inmates released are those who committed minor offences such as assault, disorderliness, low-level shoplifting, road traffic offences, theft, and burglary, among others.
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