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Federal High Court Judges begin 2024 yearly vacation July 23 --Chief Judge

Federal High Court Judges begin 2024 yearly vacation July 23 --Chief Judge

Judges of the Federal High Court of Nigeria are to proceed on their 2024 yearly vacation from July 23, according to the Chief Judge of the Court, Justice John Terhemba Tsoho. 


The Chief Judge who disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja said that the vacation is pursuant to to the provisions of Order 46, Rule 4 (d) of the Federal High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019.


He said that the Vacation will commence from Tuesday, the 23rd day of July 2024 and terminate on Friday, the 13th day of September, 2024 .


Formal Court sittings shall however resume on Monday, the 16th day of September, 2024.


A statement by the Assistant Director of Information of the Court, Dr Catherine Oby Christopher on behalf of the Chief Judge explained that the vacation is in order for judges to enjoy their rest and to prepare for the tasks and activities of the new legal year.


Meanwhile, the three premier divisions of the court in Lagos Abuja and Port-Harcourt would be functional for the litigating public to approach for matters of extreme urgency only. 


According to the statement, the Abuja division of the court would be manned by Justices Emeka Nwite and Peter O. Lifu as vacation Judges. 


The  Lagos division is to have Justices Akintayo Aluko and Isaac D. Dipeolu while Port- Harcourt division would have Justices A. T. Mohammed and P. M. Ayua as vacation Judges. 


The Chief Judge wished his fellow brother Judges a pleasant vacation in advance.


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