CJN To Inaugurate Acting Chief Judge For FCT

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Updated January 6, 2021
A file photo of the CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad



The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad will on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, inaugurate Justice Salisu Garba as the acting Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Judiciary.

A statement by the Director of Information, National Judicial Council (NJC) Mr Soji Oye notes that the inauguration of Justice Garba will be performed at the Supreme Court in Abuja by 2 pm.

President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the appointment of Honourable Justice Garba as Acting Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, following the retirement of Justice Ishaq Usman Bello.

The statement noted Justice Garba will be in acting capacity pending the confirmation of his appointment by the Senate as the substantive Chief Judge.