Kano state Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje on Friday swore-in Khadi Tijani Yusuf-Yakasai as the substantive Grand Khadi of the state.
Yusuf-Yakasai has been in an acting capacity since July 2018 following the retirement of Khadi Abdullahi Waiya from service.
Speaking at the ceremony held at the Government House, Kano, Ganduje urged Yusuf to discharge his duties in accordance with Shari’a law.
He said that the state government has confidence in the Judiciary and called on the new Grand Khadi to maintain the dignity of the sector.
In his remarks, Yusuf-Yakasai thanked the governor for the confidence reposed in him and promised to discharge his duties without fear or favour.
He said that the computerization of shariah court particularly court proceedings was in progress.
He promised to introduce a monthly in-house seminar for prospective khadis and school for judges.
The state Solicitor General, Amina Yar-Gaya, administered the oath of office to the Grand Khadi.