Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Friday swore in Khadi Tijani Yusuf as new acting Grand Khadi of the state.
The swearing-in follows the retirement of Khadi Abdullahi Uwaiya from service.
Speaking at the ceremony held at the Government House, Kano, Ganduje urged Yusuf to discharge his duties in accordance with Islamic rules and regulations.
He said that the state government had approved the recruitment of judicial officers and supporting staff in the state.
Ganduje also commended the retired Grand Khadi for serving the state well and wished him successes in his future endeavours.
The state chief judge, Ibrahim Mukhtar, administered oath of office to the new acting Grand Khadi.