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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has approved the appointment of Hajo Sarki-Bello as the new Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court.

The appointment follows the retirement of the substantive Chief Registrar, Hadizatu Uwani-Mustapha, who will be attaining the mandatory retirement age on the 8th of August 2021

In a statement issued and signed by the Supreme Court’s Director of Press and Information, Akande Festus, the new Acting Chief Registrar, Hajo Sarki-Bello, will formally assume office on the 9th of August.

Hajo who hails from Paiko in Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger State joined the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1996 as Senior Registrar and rose through the rank until she became the Chief Registrar.