Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has gone on self-isolation following a confirmed case of COVID -19.
In a statement issued on Friday by the Acting Information Officer of the FHC, Catherine Nwandu, Justice Tsoho also ordered staff in his office to isolate themselves, pending the result of tests conducted on him and members of his immediate family.
Parts of the statement read, “The Federal High Court recognises that health and safety are paramount in the sphere of justice delivery.
“The Court is thus following medical protocols and all precautionary measures for the COVID – 19 prescribed by global and national health authorities.
“His lordship has further encouraged strict compliance with the precautionary medical protocols issued by national and international health authorities to curb the spread of COVID 19.”
Justice Tsoho further urged the staff of the court to go about their lawful duties, and assured that they are well protected.
“The Chief Judge is deeply moved by the prayers and well wishes of colleagues, staff, extended family and friends and appreciates them for keeping faith at this moment,” the statement added.