The Lagos State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Opeyemi O. Oke has approved Monday, 26th March, 2018 to Friday, 6th April, 2018 as Easter holiday for all Judges of the State High Court.
A statement signed by the Chief Registrar of the High Court of Lagos State A.O Soladoye (Mrs.) stated that the Chief Judge approved the break pursuant to order 45, Rule 4(A)&(B) of the High Court of Lagos State Civil Procedure Rules.
According to the statement Hon. Justice Opeyemi O. Oke has made arrangements for dealing with urgent cases during the break by directing Judges to preside over all urgent applications related to any substantive case already assigned to them.
The statement further specified that in line with the provisions of Order 45 Rule 4, any matter may be heard by a Judge during the Easter vacation where such a case is urgent and provided that the conditions prescribed by Order 45 Rule 5 is observe and complied with.
It, however, noted that all Judges are expected to resume on Monday, 9th April, 2018.