Most early founders of the Metropolitan Club in 1959 were members of some existing Clubs such as the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, The Ikoyi Club 1938 and the Yoruba Tennis Club.
The Lagos Lawn Tennis Club was originally a Colonial Club meant for our Colonial Masters. As one can see then and even today, the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club was part of the official Residence of the Secretary of State. Around the same area are St Saviours Church: (a place of worship for the Secretary, his staffs and other guests)....
A club of gentlemen who are at present and are likely to continue to be major
contributors to the progress of Nigeria
The prescribed dress code is “Business Attire”. This is a permissive dress specification which has been suitably expanded to include “Full National Dress”.