Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has approved the appointment of Justice Dije Aboki as the state’s acting Chief Judge.
Justice Aboki’s appointment followed the retirement of the former Chief Judge, Justice Nura Sagir.
According to a statement issued on Wednesday by the Commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs, Muhammad Garba, Judge Aboki had been a state High Court judge since 2006.
The statement said her appointment takes immediate effect.
“A 1983 graduate of Law from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Justice Aboki was called to the bar in 1984.
“Aboki began her career as state counsel in 1985 under the state Ministry of Justice. A year later, she was appointed a Magistrate and rose to become a High Court judge in 2006,’’ the statement said.
Aboki is a member of various professional bodies and holds numerous positions.