Adamawa Judiciary sacks 2 magistrates, demotes one judge

By Haruna Mubi, Yola
The Adamawa Judiciary Service Commission has announced the sack of two magistrates and the demotion of another court judge.
The state government via the commission announced the disciplinary action in a statement issued by Ms Susana Elam, the Secretary of the commission, on Wednesday in Yola, saying the action took immediate effect.
The scribe explained that the measures were adopted at commission’s 167th meeting held on Tuesday, Jan. 24.
She confirmed that during the meeting one staff of the commission was equally demoted.
“The Commission during its special meeting also approved the appointments of Fifteen Senior Magistrates Grade II,” Elam said.
She gave the names of the affected officers as Messrs Abdurrazak Abdullahi and Yohanna Kake, Mr Hussaini Musa was demoted.
However, she did not reveal the reasons for the disciplinary action or the offences of personnel.

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