Lagos State Judiciary points directives on Full Resumption of Courts
The Lagos State Judiciary yesterday launched extra directives for the total resumption of the State Excessive Courts and Magistrates Courts in Lagos.
In a round signed by the Chief Choose of Lagos State, Hon. Justice Kazeem Olanrewaju Alogba, all courts are directed to renew duties absolutely on Monday, twenty eighth day of September, 2020.
“I, Hon. Justice Kazeem Olanrewaju Alogba, Chief Choose of Lagos State, hereby direct that with impact from Monday, twenty eighth September 2020, the Excessive Courts and Justice of the Peace Courts in Lagos State shall resume full operations.
“All registries of Courts are to simply accept all processes for submitting.”
All COVID-19 protocols are to be absolutely enforced, carrying of face masks, washing of arms and use of sanitizers with strict compliance with social distancing protocol.
All suspects dropped at Courtroom from the Police Stations and Correctional Centres should be masked, in any other case they are going to be refused entry into the Courtroom premises.
Solely counsel, events and witnesses whose circumstances are known as shall be allowed into the Courtrooms in turns.
All Attorneys and Litigants for distant hearings should be correctly dressed for look in Courtroom.
All Judges and Magistrates shall be sitting of their respective Courts for distant hearings.
There shall be an attendance register for individuals coming into the Courtrooms for straightforward contact tracing, ought to remedial measures be vital.