Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has sworn in Abubakar Musa Kigera as the acting Grand Khadi of the State Sharia Court of Appeal.
Swearing-in the acting Grand Khadi at the Government House, Minna, Bello charged him to carry out his duties diligently, justly and professionally.
Describing the Grand Khadi as a man of integrity with unquestionable character, the governor said he had no doubt that the acting Grand Khadi will discharge his duties judiciously.
” I pray for a less crime society so that the workload of judges will reduce seeing that they are presently overwhelmed with work at this time of security challenges.”
While congratulating Kigera on his new appointment, which he said was based on merit, he also prayed for God’s guidance to direct his affairs.
Responding, the Acting Grand Khadi thanked the Governor for the appointment and the effective utilization of the state resources for both material and administrative advancement.
He then promised to build on the legacies of his predecessors and perform his duties to the best of his ability and in accordance with the constitution of Nigeria.
Until his appointment, the Acting Grand Khadi was the Khadi of Sharia Court of Appeal, Minna, the state capital.
Source: Nigerian Newspapers Online