The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed Alhaji Bahago Abubakar as Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal of the state.
Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, the Speaker of the house, announced this during the proceedings when the nominee appeared for screening in Lafia on Tuesday.
The Speaker urged the appointee to live above board while discharging his duties, if finally sworn in.
The speaker re-assured the government of the house commitment to work in synergy with the executive and the judiciary for unity, peace and progress of the state.
The speaker directed the clerk of the House to produce a clean copy of the resolution to Gov. Abdullahi Sule for his assent.
The News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) recalls that Gov. Sule on Monday forwarded a letter to the house, requesting for confirmation of appointment of Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Nasarawa State.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has submitted the name of Khadi Bahago Abubakar-Agwai 11, to the state legislature for confirmation as Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal.
Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, the Speaker of the House of Assembly, announced this while reading the governor’s letter for the confirmation at plenary in Lafia on Monday.
The speaker however advised the nominee to submit 30 copies of his Curriculum Vitae ( CV) before the end of Monday (Aug. 1) and appear for screening on Aug. 2 at 10 a.
m. The governor’s letter read in part: “Request for Confirmation of Appointment of Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Nasarawa State.
“Pursuant to Section 271 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) and the powers conferred on me as the Governor, to appoint the Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal of Nasarawa State.
“I, Engr. Abdullahi A.
Sule, Governor of Nasarawa State, acting on the recommendation by the National Judicial Council, do hereby forward the nomination of Hon. Khadi Bahago Abubakar-Agwai 11 for consideration and confirmation of his appointment as the Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal of Nasarawa State.
“I look forward to your expeditious consideration.