Actor Etim Effiong shares excitement after his father, Ex Lt. Col. Moses Effiong received a presidential pardon after 34 years

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Nollywood Actor, Etim Effiong took to Instagram to share his excitement over news of his father, ex Lt. Col. Moses Effiong receiving a presidential pardon after 34 years.

The actor revealed that his father was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for concealment of treason in the Vatsa Coup against the IBB government in 1986. He was released in 1993, but his rank and entitlements were not restored.

Etim however, couldn’t hold back his joy after his father was granted a Presidential pardon by the Buhari-led administration after 34 years.

He wrote;

THE COLONEL IS BACK! IN 1986 my Father was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for concealment of treason in the Vatsa Coup against the IBB government. Although he was released in 1993, it wasn’t made official and his rank and entitlements were not restored. Today 34 years later, he has officially received his presidential pardon.