Lagos judiciary set to begin new legal year on October 9

Lagos State Judiciary is set to begin its 2017/2018 Golden Jubilee Legal Year on Oct. 9 following recent appointment of new Acting Chief Judge, Justice Opeyemi Oke, for the state.

A statement from the office of the Chief Registrar of the High Court of Lagos State, Mrs O.A Soladoye, stated that the legal year would start with simultaneous service at Cathedral Church Marina, Lagos and prayer at Central Mosque, Nnamdi Azikiwe Street, Lagos on Oct. 9 at 10 a.m.

There would be Bar Bench Forum with the theme “Promoting a Pace Setting and Productive Judiciary in Lagos State” to be anchored by Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) at the Foyer of High Court, Igbosere, Lagos at 10 a.m. on Oct. 10

According to the statement, a novelty match between judges and magistrates will take place at Ajele Stadium in Lagos on Oct. 11.

The office stated that there would also be free medical health screening and treatment on Oct. 11 for members of staff of the state’s judiciary at Lagos and Ikeja divisions of High Courts.

It added that on Oct. 12, a stage drama titled “Yes My Lord” would be held at City Hall, Lagos at 4 p.m.

Programmes for the legal year week will be rounded off with a dinner at City Hall, Lagos at 6 p.m. on Oct. 13.

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