Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State on Tuesday swore in the new Acting Chief Judge of the state, Justice Ambrose Mammadi.
Nyako at the swearing in ceremony in Yola urged the new acting chief judge to endeavour to reinvigorate the state judiciary by ensuring justice for all and sundry.
He said that the swearing in was timely and important considering the present situation people in the state found themselves.
“The state government is doing all it can and very careful to avoid unnecessary tribal, religion or political tension for the development of our people. I pray that the ideal working relationship between the executive and the judiciary arm will be sustained for the betterment of our state,” Nyako said.
Responding, Justice Mammadi thanked the governor for giving him the opportunity to serve the state, promising that he would carry out his assignments without fear or favour to every individual and institution.
The state Grand Khadi, Justice Muhammad Mahmud, administered the oath of office on the acting chief judge.