Buhari appoints Kafarati Chief Judge of Federal High Court


President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Justice Abdul Kafarati as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court (FHC).
Kafarati has been in acting capacity since September last year following the retirement of Justice Ibrahim Auta.

Senate President Bukola Saraki read the President’s request on Kafarati’s confirmation during plenary session yesterday.
No legislative action has been taken on the request. It is expected to be referred to the Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal matters committee chaired by Senator David Umaru (APC, Niger) for screening.

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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