By Innocent Anaba
Federal High Courts in Nigeria, will from today, proceed on its annual long vacation.
In a circular by the Chief Registrar of the Federal High Court Abuja, Mr Emmanuel Gako, the vacation will end on September 9.
Meanwhile, normal routine activities of the court will fully resume from September 12.
All judges are expected to proceed for the annual vacation, while two judges, Babs Kuewumi and Abdulazeez Anka have been assigned to sit as vacation judges to handle emergency cases during the period.
Justice Kuewumi is to begin sittings from July 11 till August 11 while Justice Anka will continue sittings from then, and conclude as the vacation draws to a close.
In an Interview, the Deputy Chief Registrar of the Federal High Court Lagos, Mr Bellp Okandeji, said the long vacation applied only to the “court” and does not extend to other staffs.
He said that all administrative staffs will be available to carry out their normal day-to-day functions.