Estimated Reading Time: 1
Justice Aisha Bashir-Aliyu has been sworn in as the substantive Chief Judge of Nassarawa state. Effectively, she becomes the first female Chief Judge in the State.
Shortly after administering the oath of office on the new CJ, the Governor Abdullahi Sule said his administration takes the judiciary as a critical institution providing the needed impetus to strengthen relationships among organs of government.
He added that his administration will continue to support the judiciary towards quick dispensation of justice, stressing that the government had approved an increase in subvention of the judiciary to allow implementation of the harmonisation law as well as enhance allowances of magistrates and judges of Area Courts.
Sule appealed to members of the judicial staff union on strike to return to work in the interest of the people.
He then called on Justice Bashir-Aliyu, being the first female CJ in the state, to see her appointment as a litmus test, urging her to bring her wealth of experience to bear in the discharge of her onerous task.
Her swearing-in is coming after her confirmation by the Nigeria Judicial Council and screening by the State House of Assembly.
She had worked as an acting Chief Judge for three months.
- Terrorists attack Anambra Police Station
- Nigeria has no adequate satellites to monitor bandits – Space Agency says
- EFCC arrests alleged organ trafficker in Port Harcourt
- NECO releases 2020 SSCE results
- #EndSARS: We gave N940 million to Lagos businesses: Sanwo-Olu
- Son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enoch Adeboye, is dead
- 15 million naira ransom paid – one notorious terrorist released in exchange for 27 Kaduna students
- Enugu Catholic Diocese suspend Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka
- “The President condones these criminals” – Reactions as Buhari appeals to terrorists to release abducted Nigerians
- Just In: Terrorists have attacked and kidnapped nearly 100 people in Niger State