General news

Katsina CJ warns judges against corruption

Published

on


Katsina CJ warns judges against corruption


Warning


By Zubairu Idris


Katsina, Nov. 6, 2019 The Katsina State Chief Judge, Justice Musa Danladi, has warned judges in the state against corrupt practices.

Danladi gave the warning on Wednesday in Katsina at the opening of a two-day workshop for Principal/Senior Shari’a Court Judges, organised by the State Shari’a Commission.

“Judges should avoid corruption because the CJ and Grand Khadi will not spare any judge found wanting.

“You should understand that you have a lot of burden on you, whenever a case is brought before you, try to do justice on what is clear to you,” he said.

He, however, said that the judiciary was faced with some challenges including inadequate number of judges to handle cases as well as increasing population in the state.

“We know that there are lots of cases pending before courts.

“Yet, people should continue to go to court to seek for their rights rather than taking the law into their hands,” he said.

In his remarks, the Grand Khadi, Al-Hafiz Mika’il, commended the State Government for supporting the Shari’a Commission, which assisted immensely in uplifting the Shari’a law in the state.

Mika’il said that the commission would set up a committee that would screen preachers preaching in congregations like market places and other forms of gatherings.

Also speaking, the State Attorney-General, Mr Ahmad El-Marzuq, urged judges to intensify efforts toward dispensing justice to the people without fear or favour.

“You should remember the oath you have made that you will be fair to all without fear or favour while discharging your duties,” he said.

El-Marzuq, who represented Gov. Aminu Masari, said that the new Penal Code Laws are currently operational in the state.

He added that the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) has also been domesticated and implemented in the state.

He commended the cordial working relationship between the legislative, executive and judicial arms of government.

The Shari’a Commission’s Secretary, Alhaji Magaji Liman, explained that the workshop would provide additional knowledge to the judges in the course of their duty.

He therefore urged them to pay attention and learn what they would be taught during the workshop.


ZI/

Edited by Saidu Adamu/Ali Baba-Inuwa

https://nnn.ng/katsina-cj-warns-judges-against-corruption/

Lagos by-elections: We’ll win by landslide – APC Premier League has one month to decide on any handball law change request Oct.1: China honours 49 outstanding Nigerians working for Chinese coys in Nigeria Portuguese team walk back from stadium after Cup defeat 2020/2021 Legal Year: Kogi CJ assures of speedy, efficient administration of justice Corruption: Buhari vows to check `greed of a callous few’ Council chairman condemns assassination attempt on Nsukka market leader ICPC not targeting lawmakers with Constituency Projects Tracking – Chairman Lawmaker  appeals for release of abducted ECDA chairman in Nasarawa State  LASG inaugurates team to curtail encroachment on Magodo road Military sustains air onslaught against terrorists, hits hideouts in Borno Lagarde’s peace at risk as ECB splits over virus response – sources Association urges police to redouble efforts on security in Abuja Nigeria at 60: Citizens caution FG on foreign borrowings Kano SUBEB trains 50 teachers on toy making Mixed reactions trail NLC strike suspension in Oyo state Black designers celebrated at Milan fashion week Delta lawmaker constructs classroom blocks in Adonte Community Rep. Akande-Sadipe salutes Adelabu at 50 Lagos: Council chairman visits Idi-Araba community to assess impact of flooding Uber granted 18-month London licence after legal battle 661 more arrests in Malaysia over pandemic rule breaking Police arraign 2 over alleged cult membership Strike over oil sector deregulation not necessary – Don Cross River earmarks 10,000 hactares for Cocoa cultivation Police docked Fake Visa Agent for alleged Fraud in Osun Cobbler in court for allegedly buying 2 stolen plasma TV sets 262 communities benefit from World Bank sponsored 741 projects in Zamfara NABDA’s Director – General says agency is determined to deploy technology to Nigerians Students turn out in large numbers as Enugu schools resume Delta Govt. executes 182 projects in 91 communities Women’s golf events in Saudi Arabia set for November Expert urges revisit of nation’s development blueprint for increased agro-productivity, export Nigeria at 60: Expert advocates tax education for robust revenue generation Heat take down Celtics, move on to NBA Finals Kaduna: FRSC convicts 262 traffic offenders in 8 months 5 more United States soldiers in S/Korea test positive for COVID-19 Security guard in court for allegedly stealing electronics worth N1.5m Examining the prospects and problems of Anchor Borrowers’ Programme Merkel visits Kremlin critic Navalny in hospital Suspect in downing of flight MH17 denies any involvement at trial China supports UN’s role in global anti-COVID-19 fight- Chinese FM Expert stresses need to develop nutritious foods using genetic modification technology Turkey prepares second indictment on 6 Khashoggi murder suspects -report India’s virus cases top 6m amid concerns over festivals, polls Upcoming G20 Leaders’ Summit to build on successes of March extraordinary webinar MURIC urges S/West governors to recruit OPC members into ‘Amotekun’ Xi eyes permanent friendship with Cuba Greece plans transfer of 3,000 refugees from Lesbos to mainland 17,000 communities submerged by flood in Niger State -SSG