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Ngilari swears in new Acting CJ

10 October 2014, 21:43

Yola - Gov. Bala Ngillari of Adamawa on Friday swore-in Justice Ishaya Banu as new Acting Chief Judge of the state.

Ngillari said that the Judiciary arm of government remained the only system
that had continued to maintain its integrity as it strives to strengthen democracy in the country.

"Judiciary as you know is the last hope of masses as well as government.

"Therefore, the Judiciary must continue to ensure that it upholds the right position in the decision making in the process of growing democracy,”  he said.

Also read: Ngilari sacks cabinet, political appointees

He said that the appointment of the new acting chief judge was on merit following his track record of excellence in the discharge of his duties and career in the judiciary.

Ngillari said that the state's quota at the federal judiciary level were still vacant and urged the state judiciary to work towards filling the vacant slots as a matter of urgency.

"We have eminent people that deserve to be there,” Ngillari said.

The governor assured the appointee of maximum cooperation of government with the judiciary to allow the system function effectively.

In his acceptance speech, Banu thanked the Almighty and the Adamawa Government for finding him worthy to serve his people.

He promised to abide by the rules and regulations of the judiciary and to avoid any act capable of tarnishing its image as well as ensuring discipline in the system.

 - NAN


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