President Buhari Appoints Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf as FCT Chief Judge

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday asked the Senate to confirm the nomination of Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf for appointment as the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Senate President Ahmad Lawan read Buhari’s letter on the floor at plenary.

Buhari on August 14 named Justice Baba-Yusuf as the Acting Chief Judge of the FCT after the former occupant of the position, Salisu Garba resigned.

In a statement issued on August 2, Ahuraka Isah, senior special assistant on media to the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), said Garba voluntarily resigned to enable him to take up the position of administrator of the National Judicial Institute (NJI).

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