Buhari appoints Katsina-born Justice Garba as FCT Acting Chief Judge [update]
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Justice Salisu Garba as the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Justice Garba hails from Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State, the home state of President Buhari.
His appointment followed the retirement of Hon. Justice Ishaq Bello who was previously the court’s Chief Judge.
The new Acting Chief Judge was sworn in by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Tanko Muhammad.
He practiced law between 1985 and 1989 before he was appointed as a magistrate in the FCT High Court, Abuja in 1989.
He became the Chief Registrar of FCT High Court, Abuja in 1997 and was later appointed as a Judge in the FCT High Court, Abuja in 1998.