Breaking: Lagos FA Board Members Suspend Ogboni Fouad Oki Over Gross Misconducts

Ogboni Fouad Oki and Alhaji Liameed Olawale Gafar

Barely after four months he was elected as Chairman of Lagos State Football Association, the board members of the state ruling body have suspended Ogboni Fouad Oki over gross misconducts.

Out of nine board members, five were in support of Oki suspension, while four are against.

The board members led by vice chairman of LSFA, Alhaji Liameed Olawale Gafar in his address to the media on Tuesday afternoon stated the offences Oki committed which violates the rules and regulations of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF.

He said the LSFA boss violated the NFF statues by not attending the NFF Congress with no excuse and without the knowledge of the LSFA Board.

Gafar revealed that the embattled chairman also changed the association logo without approval of the board and the congress.

Oki also denying the Nigerian Professional League (NPFL) A1 Camera delegates access to test-run the A1 camera prior to the commencement of the league.

Gafar said the LSFA embattled boss has total disregard to NFF instructions on NPFL rules and regulations regarding branding and streaming of matches.

According to him,Oki went ahead to release 2023/2024 NNL season match day logistics to NNL Clubs without the knowledge of the board.

Gafar also disclosed that Oki had a loggerheads with Lagos State Sports Commission on the use of facilities and spoiling a hitherto amiable relationship.

He further said the board members suspended Oki for delaying and stopping several youth tournaments, recreational football and threatening teams to move out of Lagos.

He however said Oki Initiated independence of LSFA outside of the authority of NFF.


Story By: Sunday Akintoye

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