The Lagos State Authorities is ready to execute the Common Overseer of the Christian Praying Meeting, Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, often known as Rev King and different jail inmates on dying roll.
This was disclosed by the State Legal professional Common and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem throughout a press convention within the state.
Kazeem mentioned the state authorities was reviewing the circumstances of these on demise roll and will likely be taking an important determination quickly.
The Commissioner disclosed that his current go to to prisons within the state which was on the instruction of the state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, mentioned jail officers drew his consideration to the highhandedness of these on demise row.
In keeping with Kazeem, earlier administration had not deemed it match to signal paperwork for the execution of convicts on dying row, however the Ambode administration is shifting in direction of signing the execution doc.
Kazeem mentioned, “Very quickly, you will notice the motion of this authorities on that points, we’re reviewing the case on Rev. King and others on loss of life roll.
“Numerous individuals are on demise row, Rev. King shouldn’t be the one one on demise row, it’s on the instruction of Ambode that I visited the prisons lately and I focus on the difficulty with the jail officers and so they expressed concern.
“We’re shifting in that path of signing. The jail officers mentioned we have to take a look at that severely. These on loss of life row are starting to suppose they’ve some rights. We’re going to transfer in that course, you’ll hear from me, however I can’t let you know the precise date.”
Recall that the Supreme Courtroom had on 27 February, 2016 upheld the judgment of the Enchantment Court docket which handed dying penalty on King.
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