Deputy Sports Minister Suspended

President Nana Addo-Dankwah Akuffo Addo has suspended from office with immediate effect the Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Pius Enam Hadzide and Acting Director General of National Sports Authority, Hon. Robert Sarfo Mensah.
The decision has been taken following preliminary investigations conducted into the circumstances leading to the arrest of sixty (60) Ghanaians who had allegedly attempted to enter Australia by false pretenses in the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games.

A statement issued by Director of Communications at the Presidency, Euegen Arhin also stated the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah, the Board Chairman of the National Sports Authority, Hon. Kwadwo Baah Agyeman and the Chief-de-Maison for 2018 Commonwealth Games, Mr. Mohammed Saahnoon have also been called from the games to assist investigations.
Bernard Brown/insidetema.com

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