Fintiri Swears In Adamawa State’s First Female Chief Judge…

Written by on May 9, 2023

Governor Umaru Fintiri has sworn in Justice Hafsat Andulrahman as the first female chief judge in Adamawa State.

The swearing-in ceremony took place at the Government House in Yola on Monday.

Besides the chief judge, the governor also swore in two other judges – Justice Ibrahim Sudi as the Grand Khadi and Audu Balami as the President of the Customary Court of Appeal.

While speaking at the event, Governor Fintiri described the moment as a watershed in the state’s history.

“We are making history as a government by having the first female Chief Judge in the history of the State. Her emergence is, therefore, a watershed development in gender mainstreaming and a testament that the girl-child is at liberty to rise and become anything with merit, devoid of any man-made barriers in Adamawa State.

Governor Fintiri at the occasion also reiterated his government’s resolve to deliver purposeful leadership to the people of the state. He also promised to allow other organs of government to function independently.

On her part, Justice Hafsat who spoke on behalf of the judges, promised to do their best in the promotion of justice.

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