Ifeanyi Ubah, in a video circulating social media was seen slapping Ebele Obi, Heartland goalkeeper during their last game. Ebele was reported to have punched the match referee during the match.
The League Management Company said delivering the verdict said,
“Chief Dr Ifeanyi Ubah, proprietor of FC Ifeanyi Ubah, is suspended from all #NPFL match venues for the next 10 matches.
He has now been fined N2.5m because LMC found him guilty of encroaching field of play & assaulting Heartland player Ebele Obi. The fabled billionaire is expected to offer a letter of apology & an undertaking to be a good ambassador of the #NPFL.
The LMC further bans all self-procured security services other than those sanctioned by the LMC from all #NPFL match venues henceforth. 4 of the 10-match #NPFL ban is suspended for a probationary period till the end of the season.
Ubah has up till 5pm on Saturday to appeal this decision if he objects the ruling.