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Federal High Court Begins Annual Vacation July 23

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The Federal High Court (FHC) will, on July 23, begin  its annual vacation.

The FHC Assistant Director of Information/ICT, Dr Catherine Oby-Christopher, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.


The statement was titled: “Notification of Federal High Court Annual Vacation for the Year 2024 and Vacation Roster For Judges.”

It reads in part: “By virtue of the provisions of Order 46, Rule 4 (d) of the Federal High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019, the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Honourable Justice John Terhemba Tsoho, OFR, KSS, FCIArb.(UK) announces its 2024 Annual Vacation and Roster for Vacation Judges.

“The vacation will commence from Tuesday, the 23rd day of July 2024 to Sept. 13.

Normal court sitting, it added will resume on Sept. 16,  2024.

“This is in order for judges to enjoy their well- deserved rest and to prepare for the tasks and activities of the New Legal year.”

The statement advised the litigating public to approach Abuja, Lagos and Port-Harcourt divisions of the court for matters of extreme urgency during the period.

Justice Emeka Nwite and Justice Peter Lifu of the Abuja division; Justice Akintayo Aluko and Justice Isaac Dipeolu for Lagos division and Justice A. T. Mohammed and Justice P. M. Ayua for Port- Harcourt were appointed vacation judges

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