President of the Republic of Ghana Akufo-Addo has dissolved the Ghana Football Association (GFA) after Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Ace investor of a private investigative company, Tiger Eye PI documentary on rampant bribery and corruption in the GFA.
According to the Sports Minister Isaac Asiama has confirmed the dissolution and said all its officers can no longer carry themselves as FA officials. ‘It has been dissolved with immediate effect’, he told our source ‘ as he was interviewed.
“The dissolved here means all functions and all activities are dissolved”, he said and mentioned the suspension of the Premier League.
This action is taken upon the documentary shown at the Accra International Conference Center on June 6 2018 by the Tiger Eye team as Ghanaians calling of dissolution.
The President of the Association was filmed allegedly collecting $65,000 from ‘investors’ to influence the president and vice-president to get road contracts.
The GFA President, Kwesi Nyantakyi is under investigation for defrauding by false pretence.
A statement from the Presidency has confirmed the President’s decision to dissolve the FA.
Ghana is likely to attract a ban from FIFA as its rules oblige member associations to manage their own affairs “independently and with no influence from third parties.”
This means Ghana cannot take part in any sport within and world.
Government has given directives to the Registrar-General to remove the name of the GFA from its books.
Some officials of GFA have been interdicted which include the following names; Mad. Fredreca Mensah Davis (PRO National Sports Authority), Patrick Agortor (Protocol Officer, NSA), Mr. Joshua Mensah (Ashanti Sports Director) and many others who were captured in the secret filming.
The Police has also begun investigating all persons indicted in the documentary titled ‘Number 12’.
Listen to the Audio
1,695 total views, 3 views today