By Wilson Adekumola
The Federal High Court of Nigeria, Benin City, which was closed due to flood and relocated to venue formerly used by Court of Appeal has been ordered to be reopened for proceedings by Chief Judge.
According to Vanguard, the Chief Judge of FHC, Justice John Tsoho gave the order in a statement on Wednesday by the Assistant Director of Informatio, FHC, Dr Catherine Oby-Christopher.
“The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, wishes to notify members of the public that the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Benin-City Judicial Division has been relocated to the venue formerly used by the Court of Appeal, within the High Court complex, Benin-City, opposite Benin Correctional Centre, Sapele Road, Benin City, Edo state.
“With this development, the two ourts that comprise the Benin-City Judicial Division of the Federal High Court, resumed full sitting on Monday at the new venue.
“Please accept the assurances of HIS Lordship, the Hon. Chief Judge,” the statement read.
The federal high court in Benin city which is located on the Benin-Auchi road, was closed due to threat posed by flood.