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Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf Confirmed As FCT Chief Judge By The Senate

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Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf has been confirmed as the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court.

 

This followed the nomination for confirmation by President Muhammdu Buhari last week.

 

The President had last week transmitted the name of Justice Baba-Yusuf for screening and confirmation for the position.

 

Baba-Yusuf was named the Acting Chief Judge of the FCT by Buhari on August 14, 2021

 

The Senate today considered and approved the recommendations of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters at plenary after the report was presented by the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele.

 

President Behari had in a letter of request explained that the nomination of Baba Yusuf as Chief Judge of the FCT High Court was in accordance with the provision of Section 256(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigerian 1999 (as amended).

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