Buhari Wants Confirmation Of Justice Garba As Chief Judge Of FCT High Court

20 April 2021 By James Itodo

President Muhammadu Buhari wants the Senate to consider and approve Justice Salisu Garba, for appointment as the acting Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory High Court.

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan read Buhari’s letter of request during plenary in Abuja.

Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, had in January 2021, swore-in Justice Garba as acting CJ of FCT High Court.

This was sequel to the retirement of Justice Ishaq Bello as CJ of the FCT High Court.

Justice Garba hails from Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.

He was called to bar in 1984, and completed his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in 1985.

Garba was appointed as Magistrate in FCT in 1989.

He became the Chief Registrar of the FCT High Court in 1997 and was appointed a Judge of the FCT High Court in 1998.

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