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Taraba speaker urges Nyame to pardon those who were behind his detention

During a grand reception in Jalingo, in honor of Nyame following his freedom, after a presidential leniency recently.

The Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Joseph Albasu Kunini asked that the former governor of the State,Rev Jolly Nyame, to let go of people who were behind his detention.

“Tarabans from all sphere have awaited your arrival since the presidential lenience and your freedom, for that reason,today is a notable day and your home-coming is an outstanding occasion in the history of the State.

“Your Excellency, it is appropriate to describe you as an iconic figure in Taraba State which you had a rare privilege to govern.

“Indeed, serving a jail term is hard on a person’s family, but it is even harder and painful for the person jailed; in fact, there is nothing harder to deal with than incarceration and loss of freedom”.

He said as a Christian and a clergy for that matter, Nyame should “let go of the past and forgive all those, who in one way or the other, were responsible for his incarceration.

Responding, Nyame who was visibly overwhelmed, gave a heartwarming tribute to President Mohammadu Buhari, who made his freedom possible.

“I want to start by appreciating God Almighty and Mr. President, Muhammadu Buhari; I want to also appreciate the Council of State that made it possible for me to have my freedom.”