Dimapur, February 20: Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya will administer the oath of office to Justice Uma Nath Singh, former Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court, as the Lokayukta of Nagaland on February 22 at the Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan Kohima at 6:30 pm.
The Government of Nagaland had appointed Justice Uma Nath Singh as the Lokayukta of Nagaland on January 31, 2019.
However, the appointment of Justice Uma Nath Singh will take effect from the date of taking oath of office before the Governor of Nagaland in terms of Section 3(6) and assuming charge of office to exercise powers conferred on and to perform the functions assigned to him.
Justice Uma Nath Singh will hold office as the Lokayukta of Nagaland for a term of five years from which he enters office or till he attains the age of 70 years, whichever is earlier. (Page News Service)