The former governor of Taraba State Jolly Nyame was received by a large number of people in Jalingo, Saturday.
Nyame, who was released from Kuje Custodial Centre Abuja after the presidential pardon recently, arrived in a chartered plane.
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He arrived Danbaba Suntai Airport at about 5.30pm and was received by the crowd.
Members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state outnumbered those that gathered at the airport to welcome the former governor.
Shortly after his arrival, Nyame, nicknamed Baban Taraba, rode in a convey to Jolly Nyame Stadium for a grand reception.
At the stadium, key politicians from different political parties, religious leaders and traditional rulers were among those gathered in honour of the former governor.