Nigeria’s oldest ex-prisoner dies 134 days after release

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Nigeria’s former oldest prisoner, Pa Celestine Egbunuche is dead. He died at about 9:00 pm last Friday in an undisclosed hospital in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

According to The Sun, the centenarian regained freedom on June 6, 2019, after being in prison with his only son, Paul and an octogenarian relation for about 19 years,

The report said he clocked 101 on August 4, 2019, barely two months after his release from the Enugu Correctional Centre, where he was on death row for 18 years.

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