The Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports Pius Enam Hadzide

The Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports Pius Enam Hadzide and the Acting Director General of the National Sports Authority Hon. Robert Sarfo Mensah have been suspended by Ghana’s President H.E. Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo following the 2018 Commonwealth games visa racketeering brouhaha.

Acting Director General of the National Sports Authority Hon. Robert Sarfo Mensah

A statement released from the office of the President and signed by the Director of Communications Eugene Arhin says the decision has been taken following preliminary investigations conducted into the circumstances that led to the arrest of some sixty (60) Ghanaians, who had allegedly attempted to enter into Australia by false pretences , in the ongoing 21st Commonwealth games.

Below is the full statement released.

 

Press Release by the Government

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COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2018: NANA ADDO SUSPENDS DEP. SPORTS MINISTER AND NSA BOSS

The Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports Pius Enam Hadzide and the Acting Director General of the National Sports Authority Hon. Robert Sarfo Mensah have been suspended by Ghana’s President H.E. Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo following the 2018 Commonwealth games visa racketeering brouhaha. #Sports #GFA #GOC #NPP #FootBall @Ghana Football Association

Posted by ATV GH "Amansan Television" on Thursday, April 12, 2018

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