The Eid-Fitr celebration has brought joy and jubilation to 45 prisoners in Sokoto central prison has Senator Aliyu Magatakarda on Monday paid their fines and compensation to get them released from the prison.
The Senator representing Sokoto North senatorial district and chairman northern senators forum made this known in a statement signed and given to the news agency by his special assistant on media and publicity, Senator Bashir Rabe Mani.
The statement revealed that the kind gesture was done annually and has been reached out to those under the Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko free legal service Foundation.
Barrister Abdulhamid Zubairu who is the foundation coordinator, said the 45 Inmate consists of five women, 7 juvenile While 33 others are from the Sokoto central prison.
The kind gesture gulps millions of naira.
The freed prisoners, however, appreciated the senators and promised never to engage in any unlawful act that could bring them back to the prison in the nearest future.