The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje has released 90 prisoners from the Central Prison in Kano metropolis by paying their fines.
The Governor announced the release on Monday being Sallah day when he visited the prison in Kano.
In his words, “the gesture was part of the state government’s efforts to alleviate the suffering of the common man, especially those inmates who could not pay the fine”.
Ganduje encouraged the inmates that were released to be of good conduct when they reunite with thyeir family outside.
The governor also dole out N5,000 to each of the freed inmates to enable them transport themselves to their respective homes.