Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has sworn in Justice Beatrice Iliya as the acting Chief Judge of the state.

The swearing-in ceremony held at the Government House Wednesday 04/09/2019 was preceded by valedictory court session in honour of retiring Chief Judge of the state, Hon. Justice Hakila Y. Heman.

The special court session is being presided over by Justice Beatrice Iliya and was attended by Governor Mohammadu Inuwa Yahaya and members of the Judiciary family.

Governor Inuwa Yahaya charged the Acting Judge to b upright, fair and just in discharging her responsibilities; the Governor went further to eulogized Justice Heman for his valuable contributions to stability and development of judiciary in Gombe State.

Dignitaries at the event include the Deputy Governor, Manasa Daniel Jatau, Speaker House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Abubakar Sadiq Kurba, Secretary to the State Government, Professor Abubakar Ibrahim Njodi, Senior members of the bench and the bar among others.


By: Joshua Danmalam