Just Like You Pardon Boko Haram, Pardon This 70 Solders Convicted Of Rebels- Demi Falana Tell Buhari


Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to pardon 70 soldiers convicted of mutiny.


 
The soldiers were, in 2014, found guilty of rebelling against the authorities of their division in Maiduguri, Borno state and were subsequently convicted.

The soldiers were earlier sentenced to death, but in 2015, following a case pushed by Falana, the death sentence passed on them was commuted to 10 years imprisonment by the military authorities.

In a letter dated August 25, 2021, and addressed to the president, Falana argued that the soldiers had only demanded to be well equipped to fight insurgency in the north-east, the senior lawyer said it was not the soldiers’ fault that... Proceed Reading For More Details

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