Death-row inmate Celestine Egbunuche has been dubbed Nigeria’s “oldest prisoner” amid a campaign calling for his release.
Celestine is 100 years old and has spent 18 years in jail after being found guilty of organising a murder.
His son Paul Egbunuche, 41, is also an inmate in Enugu Maximum Security Prison in south-east Nigeria.
Celestine Egbunuche and his son Paul Egbunuche are in jail on the same murder charge.
They were both accused of hiring people to kidnap and kill a man over an alleged land dispute in Imo state.
They were detained in June 2000 and eventually convicted and sentenced to death in 2014.
It has not been possible to contact the family of the man who was killed – even the Nigeria prison service has been unable to find them.