The school’s principal, Mrs. Ndidi Solomon, and others including Joseph Nseabasi, Akpan Johnson, Egor Wilson, Joseph Ikenna were arraigned on Thursday at the Magistrate’s Court in connection with the case.
When the case was read, counsel to the accused applied for bail for them, noting that the alleged offence is bailable.
The case was then adjourned to 20th January 2021 for an accelerated hearing.
Speaking to Channels Television at the court premises, counsel to the petitioner, David Okokon said he is committed to ensuring that justice is served.
Counsel to the accused persons, however, declined comments on the case.
The accused persons are facing four charges bordering on sexual molestation, maltreatment, starvation, and negligence.
Channels Television correspondent present at the proceedings was prevented from taking visuals of the accused persons.