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Photos: 153 Inmates Freed From Kirikiri Maximum Prison Today By Lagos Chief Judge Justice Atilade

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Photos: 153 Inmates Freed From Kirikiri Maximum Prison Today By Lagos Chief Judge Justice Atilade

lagos frees 153 kirikiri prisons

Apri l13, 2016 – Pictures: 153 Prisoners Freed From Kirikiri Maximum Prison Today By Lagos Chief Judge Justice Atilade

On the ground of good behaviour, Lagos Chief Judge, Olufunmilayo Atilade has released 153 prisoners from the Kirikiri Maximum Prison.

3 of the inmates have been on trial since 2001.

24 were released from Maximum prison while the rest where released from the medium prison.

79 were on trial for capital offences while 50 were standing trial for minor offences.

In her remark this afternoon, Atilade urged the inmates to exercise caution and contribute positively to the society.

153 prisoners freed from kirikiri

Justice Atilade said she granted them amnesty to relieve the prison of congestion.



  1. fifelomo

    April 13, 2016 at 5:56 PM

    I hope u have learnt your lessons? Be a good citizen and try to makeup for the lost years. All the very best

  2. Metu Nyetu

    April 13, 2016 at 6:13 PM

    I hope they do not go back to their old ways. Prisons are best when they are correctional facilities, so that when an inmate is out, he sees life with a superior understanding.

  3. Tee

    April 13, 2016 at 6:28 PM

    Good for them, i wonder if there is any rehabilitation program in place for these people, the probability of re offending is high if no help is provided for them, having lost touch with friends and family over years. it is one thing to encourage positive behavior but if there is no help i wonder how they can manage in a society like ours.

  4. Big Aunty Koks

    April 13, 2016 at 6:58 PM

    Let’s hope they are grateful for the freedom and will walk the straight and narrow path.

  5. Olanrewaju

    April 13, 2016 at 8:57 PM

    You guys should go and sin no more

  6. Sunny

    April 13, 2016 at 9:24 PM

    Congrats to them

  7. betty

    April 13, 2016 at 9:51 PM

    I hope dey don’t go back to commit offense, still hope they were trained on any skills acquisition

  8. Jilo

    April 13, 2016 at 10:12 PM

    We should not release the criminals especially those that were charged with capital offense just to reduce the prison population, this is very dangerous to our society especially when there is no plan for them on how to integrate back into society but those that were charged for minor offenses can have some relieve because they have learn their lesson while being incarcerated. The best decision by the judge is to let go those with minor offenses and make those with capital offense go through a rigorous system that will make them become a better citizen even when they are release.

  9. Maryf

    April 14, 2016 at 12:22 AM

    Most of them cannot tank God for this miracle and put up a good behaviour. Some of them will come out to do worst of what landed them there.

    Happy are those ones who have repented.

  10. Justin B

    April 14, 2016 at 10:19 AM

    Please as you are coming out of prison, embrace the word of God, make Jesus Christ you Lord and personal savior. Don’t go back to your old ways of life, no matter what.

    I wish you gays well

  11. sola olaniyi

    April 14, 2016 at 11:14 AM

    Good for them…they should never return to their old ways

  12. ade eagle

    April 14, 2016 at 10:23 PM

    99% of them will soon go back to the prison because the government has not provided jobs, houses, or money for them how do you want them to cope ?

  13. pretylady

    May 9, 2016 at 5:38 PM

    If the provision of jobs,houses or money is the justification to going back to crime,then we will all be criminals! God gives second chances and he has just given them one .if they like they should claim to b broke,jobless etc as a reason to do evil again…they will only see themselves locked up again or killed.You guys should be at ease with yourselves and take life a day @d time. Jesus will surely be there to wishes

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