Three charges have been leveled against former GFA President last Wednesday which includes fraud. Again Mr. Abdulai Alhassan, a former Executive Member of the GFA and RFA chairman for the Northern Region believed to be his ally is also facing charges of fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud.
Principal State Attorney, Victoria Asiedua informed the court that the two individuals tried to attract sponsorship for Ghana’s premier league by executing an MoU on behalf of a non-existing company.
He’s further alleged to have demanded a sum of $12 million from the supposed investors where the money will be disbursed in the following manner; $5m to the president, $3m to his vice, minister for roads and highways and his deputy will be given $2m and $1 respectively.
In a documentary by the Anas Aremeyaw Anas led Tiger Eye, Kwesi Nyantakyi and some top officials of the GFA together with some referees from Ghana and Africa well busted in 2018 for various acts of corruption in the game of football.
In the documentary, the former GFA president was trying to convince the supposed investors that he can help them to secure road contracts by assisting in paying brides to the offices of the president of the republic and his vice and the roads minister and his deputy.
Ever since the documentary was aired in June 2018, the government has been under intense pressure to clear its name and prosecute individuals caught in the documentary especially the former president of the GFA.
Kwesi Nyantakyi was charged with conspiracy to commit fraud, fraud, and corruption by a public officer.
Mr. Nyantakyi and his accomplices were admitted to a bail of ¢1 million with three sureties.
The case has been adjourned to 25 March though they are required to report to the office of the CID every Friday.