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Kwankwaso frees 170 inmates

Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso (Kano Central) on Friday freed 170 inmates with N5.2m. Presenting transport money of N5,000 to each of the inmates on behalf…

Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso (Kano Central) on Friday freed 170 inmates with N5.2m.

Presenting transport money of N5,000 to each of the inmates on behalf of the former governor of Kano state, Alhaji Kuliya Alkali said the gesture was part of Kwankwaso’s initiatives to assist the less privileged.

Kuliya, a former Commissioner of Justice under Kwankwaso, said that another set of 41 inmates have been released from various prisons in Kebbi, Sokoto, and Zamfara states.

He added that 107 inmates would be released from Katsina, Kaduna and Jigawa prisons by next week.

The former Attorney General,  therefore charged the released inmates to be of good character for the rest of their lives.

Also speaking, former Commissioner of State Affairs, Comrade Aminu Abdulsalam said the gesture was done under Kwankwasiyya Development Foundation.

"I urge you to intensify prayers in the remaining days of Ramadan. You should always be law abiding citizens," he said.

He recalled that few days ago, the former Senator was in Lagos state where he freed some northerners who were jailed over a crisis in the popular Lagos Mile 12 market.

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