100-year-old Pa Egbunuche, Nigeria’s oldest prisoner regains freedom

Pa Celestine Egbunuche, Nigeria’s oldest prisoner has regained his freedom, after serving 19 years at the Enugu Maximum Prison.

Image of Pa Egbunuche, oldest Nigerian prisoner

The 100-year-old Pa Egbunuche was sent to jail after a court found him and his son, Paul, guilty of plotting murder and sentenced him to death.

He had this to say to newsmen after his release-“I am so grateful to God for this day. I am the happiest being on earth.”

The immediate past governor of Imo State, Rocha Okorocha, just before leaving office granted him state pardon.

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