Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State on Tuesday swore in the Acting Chief Judge of the state, Justice Ambrose Mammadi.
Nyako urged the acting chief judge to endeavour to reinvigorate the state judiciary by ensuring justice for all and sundry in the state, at the ceremony in Yola.
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 will be sustained for the betterment of our state”, Nyako said.
Responding, Mammadi thanked the governor for giving him the opportunity to serve the state.
The acting chief judge said he would carry out his assignments without fear or favour to every individual and institution in the state.
The state Grand Khadi, Justice Muhammad Mahmud, administered the oath of office on the acting chief judge. (NAN)