Federal High Court goes on Easter vacation March 31
By Salihu Ali, Abuja
The Federal High Court in Nigeria is set to commence its Easter Vacation from Friday, 31st March, to Monday, 17th April, 2023.
In a press statement by the Assistant Director of Information of the court, Mrs. Catherine Christopher said the vacation is Pursuant to the provisions of Order 46, Rule 4 (b) of the Federal High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2019 (as amended).
She said the Court resumes sitting on Tuesday, 18th April, 2023 in all Judicial Divisions.
She further stated that during the vacation period, the Abuja, Lagos and Port-Harcourt Judicial Divisions shall remain open to the public only for cases of extreme urgency.
Mrs. Christopher explained that Abuja Judicial Division will cater for cases from the Federal Capital Territory, North Central, North Western and North Eastern parts of the Country.
Meanwhile, the Lagos Division will cater for cases from all the South Western States, while the Port-Harcourt Judicial Division will cater for cases from all states within the South-South and South Eastern Geo-political Zones.
ABUJA JUDICIAL DIVISION
1. Hon. Justice A.R. Mohammed
2. Hon. Justice D.U. Okorowo
LAGOS JUDICIAL DIVISION
1. Hon. Justice T.G. Ringim
2. Hon. Justice A.O. Awogboro
PORT-HARCOURT JUDICIAL DIVISION
1. Hon. Justice A.T. Mohammed
2. Hon. Justice S.I. Mark.
The Chief Judge of the Federal High court, Justice John Tsoho advised the Vacation Judges and Heads of Divisions to promptly refer to him on all matters which they believe may require his urgent attention and directives.