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Prez. Akufo Addo Grants Amnesty To 808 Convicts

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Prez. Akufo Addo Grants Amnesty To 808 Convicts

The President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has duly freed 808 prisoners on the recommendation of the Prisons Service Council.

A statement from the Prisons Service on Thursday said the President exercised his powers under Article 72 of the 1992 Constitution and in consultation with the Council of State.

Read the President’s letter to the effect below:

Many have posited that the heinous havoc being caused by the Coronavirus pandemic across the globe could be the probable reason for this move.

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C. A. Asante is a teacher (Village Teacher) by profession who has reported on a number of elections in Ghana for Central Press Newspaper. He is known among his peers as a researcher and regular contributor in Education, Politics, etc. Follow : Instagram- @ chris_asante1...Facebook: CA Asante

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