The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Justice Husseini Yusuf because the Chief Choose of FCT Excessive Courtroom.
The event adopted the presentation and consideration of the report of the Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Authorized Issues by its Chairman, Sen. Michael Bamidele.
DAILY POST studies that President Muhammadu Buhari despatched a letter dated Oct. 4 to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, requesting the affirmation of Yusuf as Chief Choose of the FCT Excessive Courtroom.
Presenting the committee report, Sen. Bamidele mentioned that the appointment was pursuant to Part 256 (1) of the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended.
“It requires that the appointment of an individual to the Workplace of Chief Choose of the FCT shall be made by the president by the advice of the Nationwide Judicial Council.
“The appointment is topic to affirmation by the Senate,’’ he mentioned.
Sen. Bamidele added that Justice Yusuf is probably the most senior choose on the Bench of the FCT Excessive Courtroom.
He mentioned additionally that he was advisable so as of seniority by the Federal Judicial Service Fee and the Nationwide Judicial Council.
He added that there was no petition in opposition to the nominee for the appointment and that Yusuf was appointed because the appearing Chief Choose of the Courtroom in August.
In his remarks, Lawan wished Justice Yusuf properly in his new appointment.
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