Buhari asks Senate to confirm Justice Abdullahi as FCT Chief Judge



President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate to confirm Justice Salisu Abdullahi as substantive Chief Judge the High Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, who confirm this in a statement in Abuja Thursday, said Abdullahi had been acting in that capacity.

Adesina said the president made the request pursuant to Section 256 (1) the 1999 Constitution the Federal Republic Nigeria (as amended).

In the , dated April 1, 2021, President Buhari urged the Senate to do the confirmation, “in the usual expeditious manner.” (NAN)