President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the approval of the Senate on Hon. Justice Salisu Garba as the acting Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), High Court.
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan read Buhari’s letter of request on the floor during plenary on Tuesday.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Hon. Justice Tanko Muhammad, had in January 2021, swore-in Justice Garba as acting CJ of FCT High Court after the retirement of Justice Ishag Bello as CJ of the FCT High Court.
Garba hails from Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
He was called to bar in 1984, completed his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in 1985 and became a Magistrate in FCT in 1989.
He became the Chief Registrar of the FCT High Court in 1997. He was appointed a Judge of the FCT High Court in 1998.