President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to consider and approve Justice Salisu Garba appointment as the Chief Judge, CJ of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court.
Buhari’s letter of request was read on the floor of the Senate during plenary.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, had in January 2021, swore-in Justice Garba as acting Chief Judge of FCT High Court.
This was sequel to the retirement of Justice Ishaq Bello, the former Chief Judge.
Justice Salisu Garba was called to bar in 1984 and completed his National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, in 1985.
Garba was appointed as Magistrate in 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.