Former Katsina State Chief Judge Sadiq Abdullahi Mahuta is believed to be the Katsina’s longest serving Chief Judge (between 1992 to 2013) for 22 years.
Justice Sadiq Abdullahi Mahuta was born in 1948.
He is the Son of Late 9th Galadiman Katsina Malam Abdullahi Mahuta of blessed memory who died in 1992.
LLB, BL, lawyer, born May 24,1948, Katsina, Katsina State; married Hadiza 1979, two sons, four daughters;
Primary School, Malumfashi and Primary School, Katsina, 1956-62, Government Secondary School, Funtua, 1963-67, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1973-76, Nigerian Law School, Lagos, 1976-77;
Appointed State Counsel, Kaduna State Government, 1978-79; Legal Officer, Kaduna Cooperative Bank Limited, 1979-83; engaged in Private Legal Practice, Godiya Chambers (Partner), Kaduna, 1983-87; appointed First Solicitor General & Permanent Secretary, 1987; appointed First Solicitor-General & Permanent Secretary, Katsina State, 1987-89; High Court Judge, 1989-91; Chief Judge, Katsina State, in 1991; member, World Jurist Association;
Hobbies: reading, gardening;