Written by Sanni Onogu, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari asked the Senate to consider and approve Hon. Judge Salisu Garba for appointment as Acting Chief Justice of the Federal Territory of the Capital (FCT), High Court.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan read Bukhari’s letter of request on the floor during the plenary session.
The Supreme Judge of Nigeria (CJN), the Honorable Judge Judge Tanko Muhammad, who in January 2021, took the oath of justice to Garbi as the acting SP of the FCT High Court.
This is a continuation of Ishaq Bell’s retirement justice as CJ of the FCT High Court.
Garba comes from the Malumfashi local government area of Katsina State.
He was released in 1984 and graduated from the National Youth Aid Corps (NYSC) in 1985.
Garba was appointed a judge 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.