Their applications were not opposed by the applicants’ lead counsel, Waheed Egbewole, SAN.
A lawyer, Babatunji Ajibade, SAN, led other lawyers to appear for all the four earlier respondents while Oladipo Olasope appeared for Fatunmise Abe and Fawoke Abe, who are among the students practising traditional religion in the school.
Consequently, Justice Ladiran Akintola of the Oyo State High Court 9 admitted the applicants as new respondents, following their applications to the court.
They were named the fifth, sixth and seventh respondents respectively.
The school’s Parent Teacher Association also informed the court of its decision to apply to be joined as a co-respondent.
Mr. Lekan Thani, who held the brief of Mr. Tade Ipadeola, told the court that the association’s application was delayed by a vital document which had yet to be received. Thani said the application would have been filed before the next adjourned date.
The development made Justice Akintola to advise all parties in the case to embrace a peaceful method in resolving their differences. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇