The lawsuit accused Jay Jay Okocha and his wife of fraudulently forging a resolution of the board in order to change the directors of a company.
Ex-Captain and former midfielder of the Nigerian Super Eagles, Austin Jay Jay Okocha has been reportedly sued to court by shareholders of his sports company, Jay-Jay Okocha Group West Africa Limited.
According to Sahara Reporters, the celebrated retired footballer alongside his wife Nkechi Okocha are currently enmeshed in a legal case with the shareholders.
The shareholders are said to be unhappy with the way the sportsman runs the limited liability company. They have therefore mounted a fresh legal effort to enforce the judgment of a Federal High Court in Lagos issued two years ago against Jay Jay Okocha.
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Major shareholders of the company include Friday Nwankwo-Kuja, Ijeoma Kuja, James Nwankwo Kuja, Chinedu Nwankwo-Kuja, Daniel Chukwudi and Mary Chioma Nwankwo-Kuja. Okocha and his wife are the chairman and managing director of the company respectively. They accused the couple of conducting the affairs of the company in an illegal and oppressive manner.
The lawsuit also accused Jay Jay Okocha and his wife of fraudulently forging a resolution of the board in order to “change the directors of the company and to unlawfully, forcibly take took over the affairs of the company.”
Jay Jay Okocha is however yet to make any public statement about the allegations.