Hon Justice Salisu Garba’s appointment as the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory FCT has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The appointment of Justice Garba by Buhari came following the retirement of Hon. Justice Ishaq Bello on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, Garba will be sworn-in by Hon. Dr. Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, by 2 pm.
According to a statement by Mr. Soji Oye, the Director of Information, National Judicial Council, NJC, indicated that the inauguration of Garba would be performed at the Supreme Court, Abuja.
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) the following year.
Garba became the Chief Registrar of FCT High Court, Abuja in 1997. He was appointed as a Judge in the FCT High Court in 1998.
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