The Chief Judge of Lagos State, The Honourable Justice Kazeem Olanrewaju Alogba has declared Friday 7th April, 2023 to Friday 14th April, 2023 as Easter holiday for all Lagos State High Court Judges.
This was stated in a circular seen by LAWHAUZ which was circulated by the Ag. Chief Registrar, Mr T.A Elias.
According to the circular, Court will resume work on Monday, the 17th day of April, 2023.
Read Full Statement Below;
It is hereby stated for general information that the Chief Judge of Lagos State, The Honourable Justice Kazeem Olanrewaju Alogba, has pursuant to order 49 rule 4 (B) of the high Court of Lagos State (civil procedure) rules, 2019 approved that the period between Friday, the 7th day of April, 2023 to Friday, the 14th day of April, 2023 shall be the period fixed for year 2023 Easter Vacation.
Please note that the Court will resume work on Monday, the 17th day of April, 2023.
Arrangements for dealing with urgent causes during the Easter Vacation are that each Judge will deal with all urgent applications related to any substantive cause already assigned to him/her. Any urgent application, the substantive cause of which has not already been assigned, will be dealt with by the Judge to whom the application is specifically assigned.
Notwithstanding the provision of order 49, rule 4(Supra) any cause or matter may be heard by a Judge the period of the Easter vacation where such a cause or matter is urgent, provided that the condition prescribed by order 49 rule 5 of the High Court of Lagos (Civil Procedure) rules, 2019 shall be observed and complied with.
Mr T.A Elias
Ag. Chief Registrar