Akufo-Addo suspends Dep Sports Minister, Sports Authority Director 



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President Akufo- Addo has suspended Deputy Minister for Sports, Pius Enam Hiadze and the Acting Director of the National Sports Authority, Robert Osarfo Mensah.

The decision follows preliminary investigations into circumstances that led to the arrest of over 50 people who had allegedly attempted to enter Australia under false pretenses, in the ongoing Commonwealth Games.

A statement signed by Eugene Arhin, Director of Communications at the Presidency, said the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Ben Nunoo Mensah, Board Chairman of the National Sports Authority, Kwadwo Agyeman and the Chief-de-Maison  of the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Mohammed Sahnoon, have all been recalled  from the Games  to assist in Investigations  currently being taken by the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police  Service.

 

Below is the full statement:

 

Ghana | Atinkaonline.com