Lagos FA chairman, Fouad Oki suspended over gross misconduct 

By Lateef Adekola 

The Executive Board of Lagos State Football Association this afternoon during a board meeting at its Secretariat in Surulere, Lagos, suspended its Chairman, Hon. Fouad Oki. 
During the board meeting of the FA, which was ostensibly to deliberate upon the several acts of misconducts and high handedness labelled against him, it voted 5-4 in favour of his suspension.
The board after the exercise gave reasons for the suspension to include; not attending NFF congress without genuine excuse and knowledge of the Lagos FA board, changing the association’s logo without approval of the board, denying the Nigerian Professional League (NPFL) A1 Camera delegates access to test-run the A1 camera prior to the commencement of the league and total disregard to NFF instructions on NPFL rules and regulations regarding branding and streaming of matches by their affiliate (Sporting Lagos FC).
Other allegations leveled against the embattled chairman are that he released the 2023/2024 NNL season match day logistics to NNL clubs without the knowledge of the board. been in loggerhead with Lagos State Sports Commission on the use of facilities thereby spoiling a hitherto amiable relationship, delaying and stopping several youth tournaments, recreational football and threatening teams to move out of Lagos and initiating the independence of LSFA outside of the authority of NFF.
It was reported that after the voting for his suspension, the embattled suspended FA boss, physically attacked and slapped his vice-chairman, Hajji Gafar Liameed in the presence of security officers, including the DSS.

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