The Niger State Judicial Service Commission (NJSC) has sacked the Magistrate Court Judge in Salka, Magama Local Government of the State, Mohammed Iya over alleged gross misconduct and abuse of judicial power.
The Commission also demoted by one grade level, two Sharia Court Judges over misconduct and abuse of office.
According to the Secretary of the Commission, Abdulrahman Garafini, the affected judicial officers are Abdullahi Nasiru, the Sharia Judge of Kotun Bola Minna and his colleague in Badeggi, Mohammed Baba Enagi.
He said the decision was taken at the Commission’s 136th meeting on 21st March 2023, after consideration of the recommendations of the Justice Mohammed Mohammed-led committee set up to look into petitions against the judges.
The NJSC Secretary revealed that the two Sharia court judges, Abdullahi Nasiru Mohammed Baba Enagi are also to serve a tutelage of one year in other courts.