A Nigerian prisoner who has been dubbed the older in incarceration Pa Celestine Egbunuche, clocked 100 last Saturday; August 4, inside the Enugu Maximum Prison.
According to reports, Egbunuche, who hails from Akokwa, Imo State, alongside his son and another relationship, were sentenced to death for engaging in a fight over a piece of land which ended with somebody dying.
The convicts have reportedly spent over 17 years in the prison but their case has been taken up by an NGO, Global Society for Anti-corruption (GSAC),whom is asking for the centenarian’s release.
Egbunuche is said to have suffered from diabetes over the years. GSAC has appealed to the FG and Governor Rochas Okorocha to use their board of mercy and release him, his 78 years old relation and son from prison.