Judges in Lagos State Judiciary will be commencing annual long vacation from July 25 to September 16, 2022.
This was communicated by the Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Lagos State Judiciary, Mrs. Ololade Ige to Judiciary Correspondents in a notice signed by acting Chief Registrar, Tajudeen Elias.
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.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Chief Judge noted that arrangements have been made to entertain matter of urgency during the long vacation period.
According to the Chief Judge, 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 Courts during the duration of the vacation.
At the Ikeja Division, Justice Oluwatoyin A. Taiwo will be sitting from July 25 to August 5; Justice O. A. Okunuga, from August 8 to August 19; Justice A.O Adeyemi, from August 22 to September 2 and Justice Y. R. Pinheiro from September 5 to September 16.
At the Lagos Division, Justice O. F. Aigbokhaevbo will sit from July 25 to August 5; Justice O. O. Martins, from August 8 to August 19; Justice O. O. Oshin, from August 22 to September 2 and Justice A. M. Ipaye-Nwachukwu from September 5 to September 16.
The Badagry Division will have Justice M.O. Dawodu sit from August 8 to August 19 and Justice B.O. Kalaro from August 22 to September 2.
The Epe Division will have Justice A.O. Idowu will sit from August 8 to August 19 and Justice I.O. Ojelu from August 22 and September 2.
While at the Ikorodu Division, Justice O.A. Odusanya from August 8 to August 19 and Justice M.I. Oshodi from August 22 to September 2.
According to the notice dated June 1st, 2022, the 2022/2023 session commences on September 19, and the new legal year services will hold on September 26.