Connect with us


Buhari asks Senate to confirm Justice Abdullahi as FCT Chief Judge



President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday the name of Justice Salisu Abdullahi to Senate for confirmation as substantive Chief Judge of the High Court of Federal Capital Territory.

In the letter dated April 1, 2021, President Buhari urged the Senate to conduct the exercise “in the usual expeditious manner.”

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.

READ ALSO: Court faults Buhari over appointment of FCT Judges

He said Abdullahi had been working as the court’s chief judge in an acting capacity.

Adesina said: “ President Buhari’s request was pursuant to Section 256 (1) of 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).”

Join the conversation


Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

If you are motivated and passionate about building a global society, founded on justice, equity, fairness, transparency, accountability and superior knowledge, kindly consider donating to Ripples Nigeria’s solutions journalism.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

20 + 17 =