Gov. Aminu Tambuwal
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has sworn in Justice Bello Abbas, as acting chief judge for the state, following the voluntary retirement of Justice Aisha Dahiru, who has been the chief judge since 1997.
Administering oath of office at Government House, the governor described Abbas as competent for the job, and that the new CJ was selected for the position based on merit and long term experience with record of commitment.
Responding, Justice Abbas promised to change and reposition the judiciary.
He also pledged to be fair to all parties and appealed for support from the bar and the bench to enable him and his team execute their mandate.

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