Zamfara removes judge

Posted by Grand News | 3 October 2017 | 1,147 times


Zamfara State Govenor, Abdulaziz Yari.

The Zamfara State government has approved the removal of Justice Musa

Ibrahim Anka. The National Judicial Council said in a statement on

Sunday that it has a letter from Zamfara State Government approving

its recommendation for the compulsory removal of Justice Anka from

office.

This comes six years after the NJC recommended the removal of

the judge for allegedly receiving a bribe of N200,000.

Justice Anka allegedly received the bribe from one Zubairu Abdumalik

in order to deliver judgment in his favour.

The NJC recommended his

removal to the Zamfara State Government in 2011. According to the NJC,

the approval is a good development.


Source: Grand News

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