Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankambo of Gombe State on Wednesday sworn-in two new judges for the state High Court and two Khadis for the state Shari’a Court of Appeal.
Until their elevation as high court judges, Barrister Mohammed Auwal Haruna and Barrister Fatima Musa were chief registrar and deputy registrar of the State High Court respectively.
While, Barrister Mohammed Inuwa Gombe and Barrister Hadi Aminu were chief registrar and deputy registrar administration at the shari’a court of appeal respectively.
Presenting the new judges to the governor for the swearing-in, the acting Secretary of the State Government, Mr James Pisagih, said their appointment is in line with constitutional provision under Section 271 (2) as confirmed by Section 276 of the 1999 constitution (as amended).
In a remark, Governor Dankwambo said their appointments is based on track record of experience, proven integrity, hard work and dedication to service, after a thorough and rigorous screening process by both the state Judicial Service Commission and National Judicial Service Commission.
He called on them to maintain the noble trust and confidence repose in them, “to rise up to the high expectation of the citizenry and prove that the judiciary is the last hope of the common man.”