Four leading officials of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) who were captured in the #Number12 exposé by investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, have been formally charged with money laundering and racketeering by the police.
The four officials are namely, Abdul Ganiyu Lawal, Nii Komiete Doku, Leanier Addy, all members of the FA’s decision-making Executive Committee, as well as its spokesperson Ibrahim Sannie Diarra.
Source indicates that, they were invited to the Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service on Thursday, July 5 and charged with money laundering and racketeering, afterwards they were granted bail.
Surprises were all over their faces including lawyers of them as to how suddenly, an allegation of bribery and corruption not even proven has turn out to be a charge of money laundering.
On June 6, Investigative Journalist Anas Aremayaw Anas premiered his latest documentary titled NUMBER 12 which was all about football matters captured former Ghana football Association president Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi on camera negotiating for deals unlawfully, about 100 were as well captured on camera taking money to favor in officiating of matches.
From then, football related matters in the country has been put on standstill.