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Nigeria’s Oldest Prisoner Celebrates 100th Birthday In Jail

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Pa Celestine Egbunuche, dubbed Nigeria’s oldest prisoner, clocked 100 last Saturday; August 4, inside the Enugu Maximum Prison.

Egbunuche, from Akokwa, Imo State, was sentenced to death along with his son, Paul, and another relation, now 87, for engaging in a fight over a piece of land and in the process, somebody died.

The convicts have already spent over 17 years in the prison. However, an NGO, Global Society for Anti-corruption (GSAC), is pushing for the centenarian’s release.

Egbunuche is said to have suffered from diabetes over the years. GSAC has appealed to the FG and Governor Rochas Okorocha to use their board of mercy and release him, his 78 years old relation and son from prison.

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