Wapi Pay co-founder Eddie Ndichu has now stepped down from his seat on the Board of the Association of Fintechs in Kenya (AFIK) .
Ndichu has found himself on the receiving end of Kenyans on assault claims levelled against him and his twin brother, Paul Ndichue.
The two twin brothers were over the weekend allegedly involved in a scuffle with women at the Ole Sereni hotel in an incident which was recorded via mobile phone.
The board, in a statement posted on LinkedIn, said Mr. Ndichu stepped down during a special meeting convened on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.
"On the 19th of October the Board convened a special meeting during which Mr. Ndichu stepped down as a board member pending formal investigations into the matter," read the statement.
The board has also stated that Ndichu is currently under investigations regarding the matter.
"The Board of the Association of Fintechs in Kenya takes note of the unfortunate allegations made against our board member Eddie Ndichu following an altercation at a city hotel on Saturday the 17th of October 2021. The allegations are now subject to public discourse, particularly on social media platforms,” read the statement.