In the circulating video, the prisoner’s hands are seen trembling as he struggles to eat the special food he requested before his execution, which appeared to be rice and beans.
With the fear of death written all over him, he looks to his sides intermittently to watch officers who had flanked him waiting to take him away.
Watch the emotional video below
Inmates who are on death row are considered to have committed gruesome crimes that are unforgivable in the court of law and are penalized with a death sentence.
We cannot verify the source of the video, however, the heartbreaking footage has stoked many reactions online.
Many social media users have expressed sadness and wondered whether the alleged convict had an appetite for the food or if he was just eating for the sake of it.
Check out some of the reactions sampled below
cephas_stone wrote: This is the saddest video I’ve ever watched in my entire life
dara_ximi: My mood just changed after seeing this
saywitty: What’s the essence of the food abeg
angelkisses_angel: Chai… no appetite to eat, he’s jt using de food to waste a Lili time
baddest_landlord: No one is ready to die
d_e_n_i_k_e_: Dem suppose forgive ham as dem make the video now. God abeg
shugaadaeze_: I feel pity for him . Y’all should stop doing bad things abeg