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General News of Wednesday, 6 January 2021

Source: The Nation

BREAKING: CJN to swear-in acting Chief Judge for FCT today

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad will today swear-in Justice Salisu Garba as the acting Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The Director of Information, National Judicial Council (NJC) Soji Oye said, in a statement released late on Tuesday, that Justice Garba’s swearing-in will be performed at the Supreme Court, Abuja by 2 pm.

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

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

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