Justice Adamu Bello
Date of Birth: 31st December 1948
Local Government Area: Kankara
SCHOOLS ATTENDED WITH DATES
- MABAI AND Malumfashi Primary Schools 1957 – 1963
- Funtua Government Secondary School 1964 – 1968
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 1979 – 1982
- Nigerian Law School 1982 – 1983
- Primary School Leaving Certificate 1963
- West African School Certificate 1968
- Diploma in Law 1977
- LLB (HONS.) Degree 1982
- BL Certificate 1983
Clerical Officer – Ministry of Health, Kaduna State 1969 – 1975
Asst. Registrar – High Court of Justice, Kaduna State 1977 – 1978
Registrar – High Court of Justice, Kaduna State 1978 – 1979
Higher Registrar – High Court of Justice Kaduna State 1983 – 1984
Magistrate Grade II, High Court of Justice, Kaduna State 1984 – 1985
Magistrate Grade I, High Court of Justice, Kaduna State 1985 – 1986
Senior Magistrate Grade II, High Court of Justice, Kaduna 1986 – 1987
Senior Magistrate Grade I, High Court of Justice, Katsina 1987 – 1989
Chief Magistrate Grade II, High Court of Justice, Katsina 1989 – 1992
Chief Magistrate Grade I, High Court of Justice, Katsina 1992 – 1994
Deputy Chief Registrar, High Court of Justice, Katsina 1994 – 1995
Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria. Served as administrative judge in charge of the following divisions:
Ibadan Division 1996 – 1998
Ilorin Division 1998 – 2000
Port Harcourt Division 2000 – 2004
Kano Division 2004 – 2008
Abuja Division 2008 – 2010
In 2007 also covered Sokoto Division in addition to Kano.
Upon relocation of the Federal High Court Headquarters to Abuja in 2010, he served as Presiding Judge at Court 3, Headquarters from 2010 – 2013
PROFESSIONAL COURSES ATTENDED
1996: Induction Course for newly appointed Judges and Khadis at Supreme Court Complex, Lagos.
2005: Study tour of judicial system in Singapore with emphasis on arbitration. Singapore.
2005: Economic & Financial Training for EFCC designated Judges at Centre for Study of Economic Crimes at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa (August).
2006: Alternative Dispute Resolution Workshop, Abuja (February).
2007: Sub-Regional Round Table on Non-Conviction Based Asset Forfeiture & Asset Management by UNDOC Abuja (November).
2010: Round Table Consultation of the Inter Agency Group on the National Strategy to Combat Corruption, Abuja (April).
2013: Academic Criminal Justice Seminar and Model Law Workshop by International Law Enforcement Academy, Roswell, U.S.A (May).
2007: Facilitator Training for West African Prosecutors, organized by GIABA in Banjul, Gambia (August).
PROFESSIONAL BODIES MEMBERSHIP
Member, Nigerian Bar Association.
Member, Magistrate Association of Nigeria.
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCiarb)
Member, National Conference 2014.
Appointed as Board Member, ICPC by President Muhammadu Buhari on 4th February 2019, and reappointed for a second term on 15th March 2023