Lagos Chief Judge Frees 46 Ikoyi Prisoners (Justice Ayotunde Phillips)

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Dec 12, 2012 –46 Prisoners Freed From Ikoyi Prison By Lagos Chief Judge, Justice Ayotunde Phillips

On Tuesday the 11th of Dec, 2012, Justice Ayotunde Phillips, the present Chief Judge of Lagos state Nigeria freed 46 prisoners from Ikoyi Prison during a visit she paid to the highly congested prison.

In September of this year, the Chief Judge released 233 prisoners after a brief review of their criminal cases.

Among the people she freed yesterday is a 75-year-old inmate awaiting trial for over 3 years, Job Meleb.

According to Justice Ayotunde Phillips, she released the prisoners in a bid to de-congest the prisons and to relieve the prisoners of their sufferings.

Do you support her claims?