Oyogist.com has learned that President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Justice Husseini Baba-Yusuf as the acting Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory.
The president’s appointment following the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC) was announced Saturday, 14th August, 2021.
According to the statement on Saturday, Soji Oye, NJC’s Director of Information, said Baba-Yusuf’s appointment took effect on August 1, 2021.
“President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the appointment of Hon. Justice Husseini Baba-Yusuf as the Acting Chief Judge of the High Court of Justice of the Federal Capital Territory on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council.
“Hon Justice Husseini Baba-Yusuf will be sworn in by the Honourable, The Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, Hon. Dr. Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, CFR, on Monday 16 August 2021 by 10.00am at the Supreme Court of Nigeria”, the statement read.