Ikoyi Club has suspended Modupe Alakija, husband of billionaire Folorunsho Alakija, for allegedly getting physical with another member of the club.
A circular signed by the club’s secretary Bamidele Ibironke said Mr Alakija, 72, will remain suspended till November 30, 2022.
“The above-named member of the Club is hereby placed on a one-year suspension from the Club for physically assaulting and abusing a fellow member, conduct injurious to the interest of the Club, thereby violating Rule 9(C) of the Club’s Rule Book.
“This suspension takes effect from December 1″, 2021 to November 30 2022,” the circular read.
Alakija, who is the chairman of Famfa Oil, a company founded by his wife, allegedly slapped a member of the club whom he accused of disrespecting him. This led to a scuffle between the duo and disruption of peace within the club, Premium Times gathered.