Justice Abiodun Adebara of an Ilorin high court has appealed to parties in the demolition of Ile Arugbo to maintain peace and try to settle the matter amicably.
He also adjourned the hearing on all pending applications on the Ile Arugbo case until the 24th of this month.
The day was slated for hearing and determination of motion on notice on the interlocutory injunction granted Asa Investment Limited, restraining the
Kwara state government and its agents from taking further action on the already demolished Ile Arugbo.
Joined as defendants are the Kwara state governor, the state government, the state house of assembly, the state bureau of lands and the inspector
general of police.
While others were served the court process, the claimant applicant, Abdulazeez Ibrahim told the court that the 5th respondent, the inspector
general of police could not be served. He applied that he be served through substituted means which the court granted.
Since the issue has been generating a lot controversies in the state, Justice Abiodun Adebara advised the parties to allow for peaceful
settlement of the case.
Outside the court premises, tens of aged women gathered to protest against the demolition of Ile Arugbo.