Federal High Court begins vacation

The Federal Court on commenced annual vacation for the year 2021.

In a circular by the Registrar of the Court, Mr Emmanuel Gakko, the vacation would on Friday, Sept. 17, while court activities would on Sept. 20.

According to Gakko, some courts in Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt divisions will remain to cater for cases of extreme urgency during the period.

He said litigants were liberty to approach any of the aforementioned divisions, nearest to them for litigation.

Meanwhile in Lagos, Hon. Justice Nicholas Oweibo had been assigned to sit as vacation judge during the period.

The circular reads: “The Federal Court of Nigeria to notify the General Public, Lawyers, and litigants, that the honourable courts annual vacation for the year 2021 shall commence on Monday, July 26, 2021, and on Friday Sept. 17, 2021.

“However, Abuja, Lagos, and Port-Harcourt judicial divisions will be to cater for cases of extreme urgency during the vacation.

“The litigating public will be liberty to approach only the courts located nearest to them.

“The court will in all judicial divisions on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021,”the circular read. (NAN)