President Muhammadu Buhari, has requested the Senate to consider and approve Honourable Justice Salisu Garba for appointment as the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital
Territory, FCT, High Court,
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, read President Buhari’s letter of request on the floor 0of the Red Chamber during plenary.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Hon. Justice Tanko Muhammad, had in January 2021, swore-in Justice Garba as the Acting Chief Judge of FCT High Court.
This was sequel to the retirement of Justice Ishaq Bello as the Chief Judge of the FCT High Court.
Justice Garba hails from Malumfashi Local Government Area of President Muhammadu Buhari’s home State of Katsina.
He was called to bar in 1984, and completed his National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, in 1985.
He was appointed as a Magistrate in the 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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