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May 30, 2024

Gov. Yusuf inaugurate 9 High Court Judges, 4 Khadis

The Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf, has sworn in nine High Court Judges and four Khadis of the Shari’a Court of Appeal.

These appointments were based on recommendations from the National Judicial Council (NJC) and subsequently approved by the Kano State House of Assembly.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Director General media and publicity, government house, Sanusi Bature on Friday 

Those appointed as High Court Judges are; Justice Fatima Adamu, Justice Musa Ahmad, Justice Hauwa Lawan, Justice Farida Rabi’u Dan Baffa, Justice Musa Dahuru Muhammad, Justice Halima Aliyu Nasir, Justice Aisha Mahmud, Justice Adam Abdullahi, and Justice Hanif Sunusi Yusuf.

The new Khadis of the Shari’a Court of Appeal are: Khadi Muhammad Adam Kademi, Khadi Salisu Muhammad Isah, Khadi Isah Idris Said, and Khadi Aliyu Muhammad Kani.

Governor Yusuf while speaking at the inauguration ceremony said that the appointees were chosen “with utmost conviction that they are qualified in all respects to occupy such exalted positions.”

“Your appointments to the exalted positions is a testament to your exceptional legal acumen, commitment to justice and your unwavering dedication to uphold the rule of law,” he added.

“The responsibility you carry is immense, and the impact of your judgments stretch far and wide. It is a responsibility that demands not only legal expertise but also profound understanding, sympathy, and a commitment to preserving the fundamental principles upon which our legal system is built.”

Yusuf said his administration had acceded to most requests from the Judiciary in line with its commitment to the separation of powers and independence of the Judiciary.

He urged the new appointees to approach their new roles with humility, empathy and commitment to service.

The oath-taking ceremony was witnessed by the State Chief Judge, Justice Dije Aboki, Grand Khadi, Khadi Tijjani Yusuf Yakasai, Judges, Khadis and legal luminaries from within and outside the state.


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