Federal High Courts To Commence Annual Vacation July 25

Federal High Courts To Commence Annual Vacation July 25

Deborah Musa, Abuja

Federal High Court has announced that it would commence its annual vacation from Monday, July 25,

This was disclosed in a statement by the Assistant Director of Information, Federal High Court, Dr Catherine Christopher, yesterday.

In the statement, the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, John Tsoho, announced the date for the commencement of the annual vacation in line with the provisions of Order 46, Rule 4 (b) of the Federal High Court (Civil Procedures) Rules, 2019 (as amended), noting that the annual vacation will end on Friday, September 16.

The statement added that the vacation was to enable judges enjoy their well-deserved rest and to prepare for the challenges of the New Legal Year.

It said the Abuja, Lagos and Port-Harcourt divisions would as usual remain functional and as such, the litigating public are to approach divisions nearest to them during the vacation.

“It is crucial to stress that during the vacation, only cases of extreme urgency like the arrest of ship(s) and fundamental rights enforcement are to be ordinarily entertained”.

The vacation judges for the Abuja judicial division, the statement said, are Justices Ahmed Mohammed, Emeka Nwite and N.E Maha while the Lagos division has Justices D.E Osiagor, I.N Oweibo, A. Aluko and T.G Ringim

Justices P.M Ayua, A.T Mohammed and S.I Mark will sit as vacation judges for Port-Harcourt division.

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