State Governor, Jonah Jang, has granted amnesty to five inmates of Jos
Prison to mark the nation’s 53rd Independence anniversary.
The governor said this was based on the power conferred on him under
section 212 of the
Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria after
consultation with the Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy.
A statement by Director of Press and Public Affairs, Mr. James
Mannok, gave the names of beneficiaries as Jerry Arin, Iveh Arama, Peter
Gazi, Domchang Jatau and Pankyes Yakubu, who had all been released