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You can’t execute Rev. Kings -Falana tells Ambode | Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

SOURCE: www.lailasblog.com/

Coming after it was widely reported that prison inmates on death row, including the General Overseer of Christian Praying Assembly, Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, a.k.a. Rev. King, will soon be executed by the Lagos State Government, Human rights lawyer and dad to Nigerian music star, Falz, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has asked Governor Ambode of Lagos State to commute the death penalty passed on death row inmates in the state to life imprisonment instead of executing them.

In his April 19, 2017 letter, the Senior Advocate of Nigeria, disclosed that the planned execution of death row inmates in the state, would violate a subsisting judgment delivered in 2012 by the High Court of Lagos State, which ruled that it was illegal and unconstitutional to execute condemned inmates.

He further reminded the governor that the judgment of the court of the state, had held that to hang or subject death row inmates to firing squad, would lead to the violation of their
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