The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-rufai has endorsed the arrival of 72 convicts from the Kaduna and Kafanchan Correctional Centers.

This as indicated by the State Government was done as a component of the administration's endeavors to forestall the spread of COVID-19.

This was made known by the Commissioner of Justice cum Attorney General in the State, Aisha Dikko, on Tuesday.

She uncovered that 69 of the convicts were discharged in Kaduna while three were liberated in Kafanchan. She additionally uncovered that 42 prisoners who were liberated from the Kaduna Correctional Center were convicts who were given a choice of a fine not surpassing N50,000.

The Attorney General additionally said that four prisoners were serving three years or more, with under a half year of their sentence to serve.