Wednesday 13 March 2013

Alamieyeseigha, Diya, Musa Yar'adua, others get a State pardon

A State pardon was granted today by President Goodluck Jonathan to convicted Ex-Governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreiye Alamieyeseigha, and seven others, purportedly on the advice of the Council of State which is comprised of the President, Vice President, all state Governors, all living former presidents, Chief Justice of the Federation, the Senate President and speaker amongst others. The seven others that are to receive pardon are:

*Former Chief of General Staff, Oladipo Diya
* Former Chief of Staff Supreme Military Council, and brother of the late President, late Major General Shehu Musa Yar'adua
* Major Bello Magaji NA/­6604
* Mohammed Lima Biu
* Shettima Bulama, ex-convicted banker
* Major Geeneral Abdulkareem Adisa (Post Humous)
* Major Segun Fadipe

What do you guys think of this pardon?

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