Sokoto Governor swears in New State Chief Judge

Ismail Umar, Sokoto 

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Sokoto State Governor, Aminu waziri Tambuwal, has sworn-in new Chief Justice of the State, Justice Muhammad Saidu Sifawa.

Shortly after taking oath of office, Governor Tambuwal urged the newly sworn in Chief Judge of the state to provide an enabling environment for judicial officers to perform optimally.

The Governor pledged his administration support to the judiciary and respect to it’s Independence.

He therefore commended the state house of Assembly for the expeditious screening and confirmation of the chief judge.

While congratulating the new Chief Judge on attaining the enviable position in his career Governor Tambuwal assured of continuous harmonious working relationship between the three arms of government in the state.

He also commended the NJC for approving the recommendation of the sokoto State judicial service commission for the appointment of the state chief judge and wished the new chief judge Allah’s guidance and protection.

He further expressed confidence that going by the record of service of the new chief judge he is capable of taking the state judiciary to a greater height.

Governor Tambuwal warned against excerting unnecessary pressure on the chief judge and advise him to always make himself accessible to his colleagues.

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