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I Was Arrested For A Divine Purpose – Jolly Nyame Speaks

 

Presidential Amnesty: Taraba Residents Celebrate Nyame's Release
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Former Governor of Taraba State, Rev. Jolly Nyame has said that he has forgiven those who were responsible for his incarceration.

Naija News recalls that Nyame was imprisoned for four years following his alleged misappropriation of over N1 billion during the period was governor of the state.

However, President Muhammadu Buhari granted him, the former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, and several other presidential pardons.

Speaking on his incarceration in Jalingo on Saturday, Nyame said he holds nothing against those who facilitated his going to a correctional centre.

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Nyame who has been in Abuja since his release was received by multitudes of people when he arrived in Taraba.

Addressing the crowd at the Jolly Nyame stadium the former governor stated that he was arrested for a divine purpose, hence there was no need to bear any Ill will towards those that have a hand in his imprisonment.

He promised to redefine the politics of Taraba, which some politicians who spoke claimed to have been bastardized by the government of Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku.

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He urged residents of the state to remain calm, adding that there are plans in place to address all Tarabans across the sixteen local government councils of the state in a round table dialogue.