Lagos State Judiciary: Notice of 2020 Annual Court Vacation

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The Lagos state judiciary has announced the commencement of the 2020 annual vacation as follows:

Date: Monday 17th August, 2020 to Friday 11th September, 2020 (Both dates inclusive)

Vacation Judges

Ikeja Division

Hon. Justice J.E.  Oyefeso  – Monday 17th – Friday 28th August 2020

Hon. Justice A.O Soladoye  – Monday, 31st August – Friday, 11th September, 2020

Lagos Division 

Hon. Justice M.A Okikiola Ighile  – Monday 17th – Friday 28th August 2020

Hon. Justice O. Ogala – Monday, 31st August – Friday, 11th September, 2020

Badagry Division 

Hon. Justice S. I Sonaike  – Monday 17th – Friday 28th August 2020

Hon. Justice E.O Ogundare – Monday, 31st August – Friday, 11th September, 2020.

Epe Divison

Hon. Justice G. Safari – Monday 17th to Friday 28th August 2020.

Hon. Justice A.J Bashua – Monday 31st August to Friday 11th September, 2020.

Ikorodu Division

Hon. Justice L B Lawal- Akapo – Monday 17th to Friday 28th August 2020.

Hon. Justice O.O Ogungbesan – Monday 31st August to Friday 11th September, 2020.

Nothwithstanding the long vacation

1. Criminal Division of the High Court may suit throughout the vacation period .
A Judge may be assigned to deal with all Urget pending criminal cases in the court.

2. Any cause or matter may be heard by a judge during the period of the vacation (Except on Sunday or Public Holiday) Where such cause or matter is urgent or a judge at the request of all the parties concerned agree to hear it.

Any application for an urgent hearing during the vacation, may be made by summons in chamber, before the vacation judge or the judge before who the substantive case is pending.

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