The Kwara State Government and the Saraki family have agreed to settle out of court in the legal suit bothering on the revoked land popularly known as Ile-Arugbo in Ilorin.
During the hearing of the case at Kwara State High Court on Friday, counsels to both parties told the presiding judge, Justice Abiodun Adebara, that all the parties have agreed to an out-of-court settlement.
They also fixed a meeting for January 27 on how to find an amicable resolution.
In his ruling, Justice Adebara commended both sides and wished them well in an effort to settle amicably. Justice Adebara then adjourned till March 2, 2020, for the report on the settlement.
The Kwara State Government had on January 2, demolished Ile Arugbo, said to have been built by the late Saraki on a land portion said to be originally meant for the building of the Kwara State Government Secretariat.
Family of the late Senator Olusola Saraki dragged the Kwara State Government to court following the demolition, but later sought an out-of-court-settlement with the Kwara State Government in response to the admonition of Justice Adebara.