Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has granted pardon to 35 prisoners and paid fines of 28 convicts that were given option of fine by various courts but could not pay.
Al-Makura, who extended the gesture at an event in the state Ministry of Justice, said government everywhere enacted and made laws for the guidance of citizens with a view to make the society safe and comfortable for all.
The governor, who was represented by the Deputy Gov. Silas Ali Agara, added that government had injected huge resources to assist the prison system and also advised the beneficiaries to desist from committing any crime that would bring them back to prison.
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