Yola - Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa has approved the extension of the appointment of Justice Nathan Musa as the acting Chief Judge of the state.
Nyako also approved by the appointment of Muhammed Alkali as the acting Grand Khadi of the state Sharia Court of Appeal.
The approvals were contained in a statement signed by the Adamawa Judiciary Head of Information, Ishaya Lidawus, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Yola.
The statement said the extensions were in line with the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC).
"Both appointments were in accordance with the provisions of the 1999 Constitution (as amended)," the statement said.