The parties involved in the Hijab crisis rocking the International School, Ibadan have agreed to go for out-of-court settlement.
At the resumed hearing of the case on Wednesday, counsel to the claimants, Abdulwahab Egbewole, told the court that parties in the case had begun the process of settlnh the case amicably.
While corroborating what Egbewole said, counsel to the school, principal and the school’s board chairman, Oluwatobi Ola, stated that steps were being taken to ensure that the case would be settled out of court.
The other counsels in the suit also confirmed the development.
However, the court admitted the application of the counsel representing secular parents in the school, Tade Ipadeola, to be joined as respondent in the suit.
Reacting to the development, the presiding judge, Justice Ladiran Akintola, stated that with the calibre of lawyers involved in the case, the parties should be able to settle the case amicably amongst themselves and bring settlement report to the court on the next adjourned date.
The case was adjourned till March 22 for mention.