The Hon. The Chief Judge of Edo State, The Hon. Justice Esohe Frances Ikponmwen, FCJEI, has directed that due to the threatened Nationwide strike action by the NLC, the Edo State 2018/2019 Legal Year Ceremonies earlier scheduled to hold 27th and 28th of September, 2018 be rescheduled for the 11th and 12th of October, 2018.
All inconveniences occasioned by this reschedule are deeply regretted, please.
The Honourable the Chief Judge of Edo State, Hon. Justice E. F. Ikponmwen, FCJEI, has directed that I respectfully write to inform and invite you to the ceremonies marking the opening of the 2018/2019 Legal Year which is scheduled for Thursday 27th September, 2018 and Friday 28th September, 2018.
The Ceremonies are scheduled as follows:-
27th Sept. 2018 7:00am – 8:00am Charity walk from High Court to the Ring Road to visit Project Charilove then back to the High Court.
10:00am – 10:30am Unveiling and distribution of the New Edition of the Edo State Judiciary Newsreel Magazine, new High Court Civil Court Procedure Rules 2018,
Magistrates Court Rules & Area/District Court Rules followed by inspection of renovation & construction sites.
3:30pm – 5:30pm Table Tennis & Lawn Tennis tournament at the Judges; Lodge, G.R.A., Benin City.
28th Sept., 2018 9:30am – 10:45am An Interdenominational Service to mark the formal opening of the 2018/2019 Legal Year at the High Court Complex, Sapele Road, Benin City.
11:00am – 11:30am Inspection of Guard of Honour by The Honourable, the Chief Judge of Edo State/Photographs at The High Court Complex, Sapele Road, Benin
12noon – 2:00pm Special Court Session at High Court 1, Benin City.
I respectfully on behalf of the Edo State Judiciary request that you are expected to deliver a speech at the opening ceremony on Friday, the 28th day of September, 2018 after consultation with the Chairmen of Ekpoma, Auchi, Uromi and Igarra Branches.
Accept, the assurances of the esteemed regard of The Honourable the Chief Judge, Please.
A. E. Aibaogun (Mrs.),
For: Chief Registrar.
This is to inform the general public of the resumption of the Hon. Judges of Edo State Judiciary from their annual vacation on the 24th day of September, 2018. Normal court activities have since began.