Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the appointment of Justice Dije Aboki as acting Chief Judge of the state.
The appointment of Justice Aboki followed the retirement of the erstwhile Chief Judge, Justice Nura Sagir.
A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs, Muhammad Garba, on Wednesday, said before her appointment, Justice Aboki has 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.