The Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has sworn-in Justice Umar Abubakar as the new Acting Chief Judge of the State following the retirement of Justice Suleiman Muhammad Ambursa from the service.
In a remark shortly after administering the oart of office to the new actng chief judge, Governor Atiku Bagudu while congratulating him, urged him to continue in the best tradition of the State Judiciary.
According to the Governor, as provided by the constitution of Nigeria, section 271 sub section 4 and 5, you are sworn in as the Acting Chief Judge of Kebbi State.
He commended the state Judiciary for its hardwork and deligence service saying, access to Justice in the state was key and absolute necessity in ensuring justice.
Governor Bagudu also commended the Judiciary in its efforts in administration of Justice which according to him had contributed to the peace the state was enjoying.
The Governor however thanked the outgoing Chief Judge, Justice Suleiman Muhammad Ambursa for his contribution to the State and Kebbi Judiciary.