• Governor Tambuwal approves financial autonomy to Judiciary

    Governor Tambuwal approves financial autonomy to Judiciary

    Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has granted full financial autonomy to the Judiciary in the state.

    The State Justice Commissioner, Suleiman Usman, disclosed this in Sokoto on Saturday at a ministerial news briefing.

    Usman said the governor has graciously approved the payment of budgetary allocations consisting of salaries, overheads and capital votes meant for the judiciary to the Heads of the Courts in the state.

    Usman said: “With this development, the state judiciary is now financially autonomous.

    “Henceforth, budgetary allocations consisting of overhead, […]