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Federal High Court embarks on vacation

The Federal High Court of Nigeria in all the judicial divisions of the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Monday 25th July 2022, commences the annual vacation for the year.

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice John Tsoho, said this was pursuant to the provisions of Order 46, Rule 4 (b) of the Federal High Court (Civil Procedures) Rules, 2019 (as amended).

The Assistant Director of Information, Federal High Court, Dr Catherine Christopher, had issued a statement last month that vacation commences from Monday, the 25th day of July 2022 to Friday, the 16th day of September 2022. 

According to the statement, only the Core Judicial Divisions, Abuja, Lagos and Port-Harcourt, will remain functional for litigants to approach the Division nearest to them.

The Vacating Judges for Abuja Division are: Justice Ahmed Mohammed, Justice Emmanuel Nwite and Justice Nkeonye Maha.

Reporting by Ifeoma Nwovu; Editing by Daniel Adejo and Tony Okerafor