The new Chief Judge who appeared before the House of Assembly yesterday, was unanimously confirmed and was allowed to bow and go after a brief rendition of her profile. The confirmation, however, was based on a motion by the member representing Paikoro constituency,Hon Abdulmlik Kabiru Makun, who stated that Justice Dzukogi should be confirmed as the new Chief Judge of the state. He was seconded by the member representing Gurara constituency, Hon Binta Mohammad. The Speaker, thereafter, presented the motion before the House and the motion was unanimously adopted by the members. Justice Maria Dzukogi, 62, started her career as an associate magistrate in the state in 1979, and rose through the ranks to become the Solicitor General of Niger State, a position she held till 1991. In 1991, she was appointed High Court Judge. She graduated from Ahmadu Bello University with a Law degree. ]]>