Former President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, has called for the ban of the investigative company, Tiger Eye PI, headed by Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
Speaking for the first time on Net 2 TV in Accra yesterday, Mr Nyantakyi who was the biggest casualty of Anas’ latest exposé christened “Number 12’ fumed, describing Tiger Eye PI as ISIS.
According to the banned football administrator, “the organisation is acting like ISIS.”
“Tiger Eye is a criminal organisation. They don’t have the license to do what they are doing,” he added.
His outburst follows matters arising from the death of one of the investigative journalists of the Tiger Eye PI which Mr Nyantakyi has been implicated.
Ahmed Hussein-Suale was shot dead by unknown men on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 near his Madina residence. He was shot three times on his chest and shoulder.
Mr Nyantakyi confirmed that he met the deceased investigative journalist on a number of occasions both in Dubai and in Ghana.
He said: “When he comes, he is so jittery.”
The former first vice president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) explained that the journalist could receive several calls in a spate of 30 minutes.
For him, the whole team led by Anas Aremeyaw Anas was working to satisfy members’ monetary interests and not for the love of Ghana.
“It is business that they are doing.”
Mr Nyantakyi, who was forced to resign after Anas’ Number 12 undercover work caught him on camera allegedly taking bribe, stressed that Tiger Eye PI is “a criminal organisation infringing on people’s rights.”
Mr Nyantakyi has been banned for life from all football-related activities by FIFA after he was implicated in the Number 12 documentary.
“The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has banned Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, former President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), for life from all football-related activities (administrative, sports or any other) at both national and international level,” a FIFA statement stated.
“The adjudicatory chamber found Mr Nyantakyi guilty of having violated art. 19 (Conflicts of interest), art. 21 (Bribery and corruption) and art. 22 (Commission) of the FIFA Code of Ethics, 2012 edition.
“As a consequence, Mr Nyantakyi is banned for life from all football-related activities (administrative, sports or any other) at both national and international level. Additionally, a fine in the amount of CHF 500,000 has been imposed on Mr Nyantakyi”, the Fifa statement said.
Story: Kofi OWUSU TAWIAH
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