Akufo Addo suspends Dep. Sports Minister, NSA DG

Akufo Addo suspends Dep. Sports Minister, NSA DG

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President Akufo Addo has with immediate effect suspended the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Pius Enam Hadzide and the acting Director-General of the National Sports Authority (NSA) Robert Sarfo Mensah.

The decision was taken following preliminary investigations conducted into the circumstances that led to the arrest of some 60 Ghanaians, who had allegedly attempted to enter Australia by false pretences, in the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games.

A statement signed by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin said ” the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah, the Board Chairman of the National Sports Authority, Hon. Kwadwo Baah Agyemang; and the Chief de Maison for the 2018 Commonwealth Games have been recalled from the games to assist in investigations currently being undertaken by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Police Service.”

 

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