Arowolo, a youth pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, who killed his banker spouse, Titilayo, with seventy three other inmates of the kirikiri maximum prisons, the day gone by, sought pardon underneath the lagos state prerogative on mercy conferred on the governor, claiming they are reformed and need to be pardoned.
Akolade, who become sentenced to loss of life by way of an ikeja excessive court docket three years ago after he changed into found responsible of his spouse’s murder on june 24, 2011, was visible in jail, pleading that he needs some other risk to right his wrongs.
His pleading came because the committee on prerogative on mercy stated that the nation will no longer fail to exercise its prerogative on prisoners, who proved to be reformed. Arowolo was amongst seventy four prisoners called out by the committee, led via professor oyelowo Oyewo, set up by the governor to check their packages.
The committee became on a fact-locating visit to the prisons to have first hand facts from the inmates which can be eligible for mercy and pardon.
Arowolo, who delivered a remark on behalf of his fellow inmates, pleaded for mercy, stressing that they're all remorseful and have discovered from their mistakes. .
Chairman of the committee, Oyelowo, stated the governor will act at the committee’s suggestions based at the rules and recommendations set by using law for the committee to behavior its work.