By Wahab Akinlade
The Lagos State High Court will commence this year’s vacation from July 25 to September 16.
This is contained in a notice of vacation made available to Judiciary Correspondents by the Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Lagos State Judiciary, Mrs Ololade Ige.
According to the notice signed by the acting Chief Registrar, Tajudeen Ellias, the State Chief Judge, Justice Kazeem Alogba, approved the annual vacation pursuant to Order 49 Rule 4(D) of the High Court of Lagos Civil Procedure Rules 2019.
The Chief Judge noted that arrangements had been made to entertain urgent matters during the long vacation period.
Four judges have each been assigned to adjudicate proceedings at the Ikeja Division and the Lagos Division while two judges have each been assigned at Badagry, Epe and Ikorodu Divisions of the High Court during the vacation.
At the Ikeja Division, Justice O. A. Taiwo will sit from July 25 to Aug. 5; Justice O. A. Okunuga, from Aug. 8 to Aug. 19; Justice A.O Adeyemi, from Aug. 22 to Sept. 2 and Justice Y. R. Pinheiro from Sept. 5 to Sept. 16.
At the Lagos Division, Justice O. F. Aigbokhaevbo will sit from July 25 to Aug. 5; Justice O. O. Martins, from Aug. 8 to Aug. 19; Justice O. O. Oshin, from Aug. 22 to Sept. 2 and Justice A. M. Ipaye-Nwachukwu from Sept. 5 to Sept. 16.
The Badagry Division will have Justice M.O. Dawodu sitting from Aug.8 to Aug. 19 and Justice B.O. Kalaro from Aug. 22 to Sept. 2.
The Epe Division will have Justice A.O. Idowu sitting from Aug. 8 to Aug. 19 and Justice I.O. Ojelu from Aug. 22 and Sept. 2.
While at the Ikorodu Division, Justice O.A. Odusanya from Aug.8 to Aug. 19 and Justice M.I. Oshodi from Aug. 22 to Sept. 2.
According to the notice, the 2022/2023 session commences on Sept. 19, and the new legal year services will hold on Sept. 26.