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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Former Attorney General Explains Why Lawyer Who Killed Husband Was Granted State Pardon...

Controversy trailed the clemency granted to Yewande Oyediran, a lawyer sentenced to seven years in prison for killing her husband Lowo..
This controversy neceesitated a former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Oyo state, Mr Seun Abimbola, to respond and reveal why Yewandes name was added to the list of those granted amnesty by Governor Abiola Ajimobi before he left Office on May 29,2019....







Yewande was convicted in November 2017, after she was found guilty of killing her husband with a knife after they had an altercation on February 2, 2016, at their residence in Akobo area of Ibadan. She had only served 2 years out of her 7 year prison sentence before being granted clemency by Governor Ajimobi, allegedly facilitated by her ‘well connected family’.


Commenting on the amnesty granted to Yewande, the former AG noted that the former Oyo State Governor had the constitutional right to grant amnesty to any convict. Debunking claims of her family’s influence inspiring the clemency, Seun disclosed that the lawyer was among the 50 people pardoned by the state on recommendation of a committee set up to look into the petitions of 400 persons, who had pleaded for clemency. The committee reportedly comprised of commissioners, officials of the Department of State Services and other government agencies.


“The issue of clemency by any government is a constitutional matter and the exercise of that power is not arbitrary. It is based on the recommendation of the committee on the prerogative of mercy.


“The committee is chaired by the attorney-general and also has DSS officers, the police, the chaplain and the chief imam of the Government House, Legal Aid Council; Director, Legal Affairs; the Solicitor-General and the Director of Public Prosecutions as members. So, it was not an arbitrary decision.


“The lady in question is just one out of 50 who were pardoned. And the 50 who were pardoned were drawn out of 400 who were considered. So, she was not singled out as some are insinuating. Even the prisons authorities brought recommendations on the good behaviour of those pardoned” he told Punch.


Seun also dispelled claims of Yewande serving only 2 years out of her 7 year jail sentence. According to him, she had already served nine months in prison which was equal to a year. The former AG maintained that the freed convict had already served half of her sentence, as her prison time was counted from the day she was detained.

“She was arrested in 2016 and her sentence started reading from the day she was arrested. A year in prison is nine months. She was not convicted of murder but of manslaughter. It was a fight between a husband and a wife, which resulted in death.

“People should stop saying she killed her husband as if it was premeditated. The amnesty was not a secret one. We did it every May 29 and even the new governor pardoned convicts on June 12″ he added.

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*This one even stayed in Jail for two years...the other one who killed her hubby in Abuja and had a baby is out and moving around and didnt even go to Jail...Its a big pity!!!

31 comments:

  1. State pardon...u can't question such n if it happens then let's leave it n let go.

    Madam,,enjoy ur freedom but be careful

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    1. Na wa. What of the oyinbo man that killed his wife in Lagos? What of that alleged rapist that ran off to honeymoon, John ukpaa abi what's his name sef (Linda Ikeji's ex staff) that promise a robust reply after he was accused of of rape. Too many lunatics walking around.

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    2. Enjoy your freedom you say? I only feel sorry for her next husband or victim.

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    3. That's why I gave the last word..

      Be careful*lol*

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  2. Everything na "who you know"... i pity poor person with hot temper.

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    1. Konekshun toh sure! The justice of the poor is in God's Hands.

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  3. Alternative Facts23 July 2019 at 10:42

    The defence was able to prove to the court that it wasn’t a premeditated murder but an accident. That’s what got her off the hook

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    1. Accident you say? How does killing someone in his sleep turn to accident? Did you even follow the story to begin with

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    2. It didnt say in his sleep. It said the husband and wife were fighting.

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    3. You blame the prosecution for not doing their jobs properly and not the judge

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  4. Killers on the rampage.made me remember one video I watched of one man who was matching the wife becos she called him a dog.
    Another he took the wife and hit her on the ground like a wrestler.
    Nigeria is a yeye society.

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  5. Oh please!!
    We all know what happened there.
    God is watching.

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  6. I still insist that this country is only for the rich and mighty.
    A common man have nothing to enjoy But to look up to God for mercy.
    Good morning all.

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    1. That’s very correct. Too many innocents are suffering in prison, some with lesser crimes, but were not pardoned.
      I fear ugly people 🚢🏿‍♂️🚢🏿‍♂️🚢🏿‍♂️🚢🏿‍♂️🚢🏿‍♂️

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  7. How come it was manslaughter she was guilty of? I read that she had a fight with the husband the night before his death and she stabbed him. He was treated at a hospital and returned home. She then killed him in his sleep with a knife to his neck.

    The prosecution no do well in my view. I'm not a lawyer anyway

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    1. Alternative Facts23 July 2019 at 11:19

      Exactly. The prosecution could not prove their case

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    2. Your brief narration was the Abuja incident. This one was a fight.

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    3. I read he was an only child and an orphan.
      It’s just too painful πŸ’πŸΏ‍♂️

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    4. It's not always what happened but what someone can prove, that becomes the official story. If you're saying one thing but the evidence presented by the other side suggests something else and it's strong enough, OYO is your name oh cos only God can help you.

      Now, whether the evidence was manufactured or tampered with to tell another story, is a different matter. But innocent people all over the world go to jail and the guilty go free, because it's difficult to argue with evidence even when it's false. What usually happens with false evidence is that it's loud and impressive enough to paralyse an innocent person so much that they won't have the presence of mind to question it. And that's what anyone who takes the time to create or present false evidence is hoping for. Jacob saw blood on Joseph's coat and lost his mind. He was too paralysed with shock to ask which kind of animal can tear off a coat from a person and there are no traces of human flesh on the coat? If he did, he would have known there was no need to cry.

      Maybe the Prosecution in this case was too shocked & unprepared to question the evidence that helped the story the woman told.

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  8. The one that killed her husband in Abuja is out already???!

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    1. Not surprised...... 🚢🏽‍♀️🚢🏽‍♀️🚢🏽‍♀️

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  9. Is it therefore not very funny when we hear some people chanting that the Dakolos should go to court? That is the kind of justice the court can give you.

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  10. it is well, bad news everywhere, everyday!

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  11. My dear people of God, once clap begin enter nodding of head, abeg run! No wait make e enter dance o. There are demons on the loose everywhere and some of them are "well-connected". Na who dey alive dey answer "husband" or "Mrs" o. Safety first!

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  12. It was a fight between a husband and a wife, which resulted in death..I thought she stabbed the man when he was asleep? When did they fight?? Also read she stabbed him with scissors previously..... Hmmmmmm,this life Sha....

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  13. how many men who have killed their wives in this country are behind bars?

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    1. What has that got to do with this matter right here?

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    2. I just weak at the stupid question of how many men that kill their wives are behind bars.


      Some people don't have functioning brain.

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