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Ile Arugbo: Saraki Seeks Out-Of-Court Settlement 

David Ugbabe

Following the advice of the judge hearing the lawsuit, the family of the late Senator Olusola Saraki has approached the Kwara State Government for an amicable out-of-court settlement of the dispute stemming from the demolition of their patriarch’s Ile Arugbo in Ilorin.

The law filed, A.A. Ibraheem & Co, firm which is the Counsel to Asa Investment Limited issued a In the letter dated January 20, 2020 to the Kwara State Attorney General, Salman Jawondo, to disclose its client’s willingness for an amicable resolution of the case.

According to the letter, the law firm said, “Pursuant to the advice and directive of the court on the above matter, that parties should explore settlement, our client has directed us to notify you of its disposition to explore settlement with a view to resolving the outstanding dispute between the parties in respect of the subject matter in contention.

“Consequently, we hereby request that you should use your good office to, as the Chief Law Officer of the state, make the necessary arrangement as to the time and venue where parties can meet and discuss.”

Recall that the Kwara State Government having stated that it could not find any record to show that the land belonged to Asa Investment Limited. The firm claimed to have been used by the late Saraki to acquire the property, Ile Arugbo.

Displeased with the government’s action, the Saraki’s family, through Asa Investment Limited, had dragged the state to court.

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