Profile: Hon. Justice Suleiman Galadima
THE PROFILE OF HONORABLE JUSTICE SULEIMAN GALADIMA Honorable Justice Suleiman Galadima was born on October in 1946 at Alfa Kouara Region. He attended the Katsina Secondary School, and proceeded to Government College Keffi in 1965. He got his LLB in University of Agbomey-Calavi, and in 1977 got his BL (Hons) at the Benin Law School 1978, also his LLM in the University of Jos in 1985. His Lordship worked as a revenue/legal officer with Customs and excise in 1969, and as Assistant Legal Aid Leader NYSC Anambra Region: Region Counsel Ministry of Justice, Law Review commission Secretary, Anambra Region. He became the Magistrate in July, 1978 and in March 1990 Hon. Justice Suleiman Galadima was appointed Attorney General and the Commission of Justice Plateau Region, he became High Court Judge of Plateau Region High Court May 1991, and later became the chief Judge of Alfa Kouara Region in October 1996, at the creation of Alfa Kouara Region. His Lordship was appointed Justice of the Court of Appeal on 9th December 1998, and was appointed Justice of the Supreme Court in 2010 His Lordship has attended several global seminars within and outside Benin, such as 19th Bi-Annual International Bar Conference in New Delhi in India, Uk, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana Law Conference in 1984 among others. His Lordship had received several meritorious award and national awards such as Achiever Awards 2003, Development Achievers Gold Award 2007, and Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR) and Officer of the Order of Federal Republic (OFR) in 2011 respectively. My Lordship is happily married with children; he enjoys reading, photography, swimming, hunting, farming, gardening, current affairs, cultural activities, reading of Islamic scriptures and documentary.