Breaking! Alakija's Husband Suspended From Ikoyi Club After Brawl With Fellow Member

Mr. Modupe Alakija, husband of the billionaire oil magnate, Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, has been suspended by one of Nigeria’s most elite clubs, the Ikoyi Club.

Alakija, according to a notice pasted on the board of the club, the suspension was slammed the suspension since December 1 and will last for one year.

The notice which was signed by Bamidele Ibironke, Honourary Secretary, said Alakija was slammed for physically assaulting another member of the club.

“The above-named member of the club is hereby placed on a one year suspension from the club for physically assaulting ansd abusing a fellow member, conduct injurious to the interest of the club, thereby violating Rule 9(c ) of the club’s Rule Book.

Alakija was said to have responded to a rude action by the member with a slap which was also responded to by an equal slap leading to the two of them engaging in physically wrestling each other to the ground.

Alakija is a lawyer and also the chairman of FAMFA Oil, an indigenous oil company.

His wife in 2015, was listed by Forbes as world’s 86th most powerful woman and second most powerful woman in Africa.


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