To perform their civic duties, judges of the Federal High Court have been directed to proceed on a short break during the forthcoming Governorship and House of Assembly elections.
The directive which was issued by the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Hon. Justice John T. Tsoho, OFR reads:
In view of the forthcoming 2023 Governorship and House of Assembly elections, Your Lordships are by this Circular permitted to observe a short break in order to perform your civic duties.
Your Lordships are to sit up to Wednesday, 8th March, 2023 before proceeding on the break and shall resume work on Tuesday, 14th March, 2023.
The Administrative Judges in the Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt Judicial Divisions. shall ensure that a Judge is designated to cater for the North. South-West, South· South/South-East Geo-political Areas respectively, regarding urgent matters during the period.