The Chief Judge of Federal High Court, Hon. Justice John T. Tsoho, has announced the dates for Eastern Vacation as well as the roster for Vacation Judges.
According to the circular signed by the Chief Judge, dated 4th March 2021, sighted by ASKLEGALPALACE and addressed to all Judges of the Federal High, the circular is brought pursuant to Order 46, Rule 4(b) of the Federal High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2019.
The Vacation is to commence on 29th March to end Monday 12th April 2021.
Read the full details below:
RE: EASTER VACATION 2021 AND ROASTER FOR VACATION JUDGES AMENDMENT OF ORDER 46 RULE 4(b) OF THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT (CIVIL PROCEDURE) RULES, 2019
Order 46, Rule 4(b) of the Federal High Court (civil procedure) Rules, 2019 is hereby amended thus:
(b) during the week commencing from Monday before Good Friday and ending on Friday after Easter Monday.
In effect, the Federal High Court Easter Vacation 2021 will commence from Monday 29th March 2021 to Friday 9th April 2021.
The court will resume in all Judicial Divisions on Monday 12th April 2021.
During the vacation, the Abuja, Lagos, and Port-Harcourt Judicial Divisions shall remain open to the public only for cases of extreme urgency.
The Abuja Judicial Divisions will cater for cases from the Federal Capital Territory, North Central, North Western and North-Eastern parts of the Country.
The Lagos Judicial Divisions will cater for cases from all the South Western States, while the Port-Harcourt Judicial Divisions will cater for cases from all states within the South-South and South-Eastern Geopolitical Zones.
The following Hon. Judges will serve as vacation Judges:
1. Abuja Judicial Division
Hon. Justice A.R. Mohammed
2. Lagos Judicial Division
Hon. Justice M.S. Hassan
3. Port- Harcourt Judicial Division
Hon. Justice A.T. Mohammed
The vacation Judges and Head of Divisions are as usual advised to refer to the Hon. Chief Judge all matters which they believe may require His Lordship’s prompt attention and directives.
I wish you all a bountiful Easter Vacation in advance.
In this article: