The President of the Republic, Nana Akufo-Addo yesterday reportedly ordered for the arrest of the GFA boss, Kwasi Nyantakyi for defrauding by false pretence.
President Nana Addo ordered the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), of the Ghana Police Service on Tuesday, 22 May 2018, to arrest Mr Nyantakyi after having been privy to investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ Number 12 undercover documentary.
According to a report, the GFA boss, Kwasi Nyantakyi has been exposed for using the name of the president and his position for defrauding some unsuspecting football investors both home and abroad.
Mr Nyantakyi who is said to be currently outside the country, some reports state that the FA boss will be picked up by police CID at the airport on his arrival for further investigations.
The arrest order on the GFA boss has generated huge discussions on various social media platforms as many have over the years accused him of being corrupt.
Below are some reactions by some top Ghanaian sports journalists regarding the news.
Africa's longest serving FA boss,Kwasi Nyantakyi of Ghana in trouble after President of the country ordered his arrest .Charges of defrauding under false pretences pic.twitter.com/tHATcOTxnR
— Godfred Akoto Boafo (@eastsportsman) May 22, 2018
It is the decisiveness by Nana Additional is both impressive and shocking.
Sends a loud message.
— Michael Oti Adjei (@OtiAdjei) May 22, 2018
The charge against Kwasi Nyantakyi is defrauding by false pretenses.
— Veronica Commey (@VeronicaCommey) May 22, 2018
Kwesi Nyantakyi to be investigated by CID per Nana Akufo-Addo's orders. What will the outcome be? interesting times ahead @ghanafaofficial
— Emmanuel Mensah (@emmamens86) May 22, 2018