ECOWAS SUMMIT: Lawyer asks Buhari to lead fight against petty offences

by | December 7, 2017 12:10 am

Lagos lawyer and civil rights advocate, Emeka Nwadioke has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to lead the campaign to decriminalize and declassify petty offences at the forthcoming Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Summit in Abuja. Petty offences are offences other than felonies and misdemeanours, otherwise called simple or minor offences, for which the punishment…

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