Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has charged the judiciary to ensure quick dispensation of justice through timely delivery of judgments and avoidance of prolonged adjournment, TheNation reports.
Masari who gave the admonition while swearing in the newly appointed state chief judge, Justice Musa Danladi Abubakar, further urged members of the bench particularly, to maintain their enviable reputation as men of conscience that are fair, just and firm in the discharge of their responsibilities.
Recall that the swearing of Justice Abubakar followed his confirmation by the National Judicial Council (NJC) as the Chief Judge of Katsina State.
His swearing in, followed the retirement of former chief Judge, Justice Abdullahi Yusuf, as Chief Judge of the state. Abubakar was until his appointment, the Judge of the Katsina state High Court.
The chief judge, who was sworn in alongside Al-hafiz Mika’il Abubakar as the state Grand Khadi, was called to bar in 1982 and began his legal career with Kaduna state Ministry of Justice as pupil state counsel.