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Buhari asks Senate to confirm Justice Abdullahi as FCT Chief Judge

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Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate to confirm Justice Salisu Abdullahi as substantive Chief Judge of the High Court of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

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

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

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


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