Breaking News: Moses Akatugba has been pardoned.
Emmanuel Uduaghan, the Governor of Delta State, has granted a total pardon to Moses Akatugba, who was sentenced to death by hanging for stealing mobile phones.
The news of his release comes days after thousands of activists sent Facebook and Twitter messages to Governor Uduaghan asking him to make sparing Moses part of his legacy before he steps down on 29 May.
3,993 of you signed our petition to the Governor, showing that together our voices really can make a difference – thank you.
A message to you, from Moses: 'I am overwhelmed.