AG petitions Interior Minister to investigate GFA-Glo deal Featured
11 Sep

AG petitions Interior Minister to investigate GFA-Glo deal

The ambiguity surrounding the infamous Glo-CAF deal  with GFA in 2008,  has stirred Attorney-General (AG) and Minister for Justice, Gloria Afua Akuffo (Miss), to petition Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery to probe the sponsorship deal.

 

Signed by the Minister for Justice and copied to the Director, Criminal Investigation Department(CID), Ghana Police Service, Accra, Bright O. Akwetey, counsel for Abraham Boakye, the plaintiff, it indicated  “We forward herewith a petition  dated June 28, 2018 on the above subject matter  (RE: Petition  to investigate the Glo sponsorship deal with the GFA) for your necessary action.”

 

Few months ago, Lawyer Akwetey implored the AG stating “…The ABN Marketing Consulting Limited (ABN) who are my clients, secured sponsorship for the football league and the Black Stars in 2008. The total sponsorship amount was $24,000,000.00.

 

“By convention, established by the Ghana Football Association, any person who secured sponsorship for the GFA is entitled to a negotiated 15% of the sponsorship package as commission.

 

“The sponsorship package from Glo was secured through the instrumentality of the Managing Director of ABN (Abraham Boakye aka One Man Supporter) when  the then president of GFA, informed the MD of ABN, that the football clubs had refused to allow GFA to pay the money to ABN.”

 

It added “Nyantakyi, who under another name, had been registered as director/ shareholder of ABN, did not pay the negotiated 15% agency fee to ABN and did not add same to the Premier League Clubs’ share of the sponsorship either, but paid the amount to another company  called Midsea which was unrelated to the original transaction.”

 

Lawyer Akwetey, indicated that the criminal aspect of the case would immensely assist in streamlining  football  administration in Ghana.

 

Consequently, he has made a passionate appeal regarding the matter in the supreme interest of football.

 

-DailyGuide

leftA Comprehensive Football News and Information delivery; offers a one-stop shop for easy access to up-to-date football news relevant to all people. Kickgh.com......The Mine of Football News !!!

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

1. The use of quotations in all articles published by Kickgh.com are allowed provided the quotations used in your articles are credited. 2. No information in any of the articles published by kickgh.com must be used on any other website without permission from the site owners or without crediting Kickgh.com. Write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to seek permission officially from the owners of Kickgh.com. Failure to adhere to this copyright law will result in court suit. All rights reserved.