Yola - The former deputy governor of Adamawa State Bala Ngilari has been sworn-in as the 12th Governor of Adamawa State hours after a federal court in Abuja sacked the acting governor of the state, Umar Fintiri, reports NewsDay.
Ngilari took the oath of office and oath of allegiance before the Chief Judge of Kaduna State, Justice Ambrose Mammadi at Government House,Yola around 3p.m.
Members of the state Executive Council, government officials and traditional rulers witnessed the swearing-in ceremony.
Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court in Abuja had on Wednesday granted Ngilari’s request that Fintiri be removed as the acting governor and he be sworn in immediately as governor.
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