Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has sworn in six judges for the Kano State High Court for speedy dispensation of justice.
The Attorney General of the state, Barr. Muhammad Lawan, administered the Oath of Office and Allegiance on the new judges on Friday in Kano.
Ganduje said that all the new judges were sworn in based on their individual merit and competence, having passed the accreditation tests and recommendations of the National Judicial Council (NJC).
The Governor said that the appointment would increase the number of judges and ensure quick dispensation of justice and fair hearing in the state.
He said that the three arms of government would cooperate and work in synergy for the common good of the people of the state.
Ganduje urged the new judges to maintain the credibility of the judiciary and also continue to uphold its dignity.
The newly sworn-in judges are Abubakar Maiwada, Maryam Sabo, Zuwaira Yusuf Ali, Jamilu Sulaiman, Sunusi Ma’aji and Hafsat Yayha Sani.
Governor Ganduje also swore in Alhaji Aminu Bahaushe as Permanent Secretary and deployed him to the Ministry for Housing and Transport.