The Ghana Journalists Association, GJA, has named its Investigative Journalism award category after slain investigative journalist Ahmed Suale.
This was made known by GJA President, Roland Affail Monney, at a memorial ceremony on Friday, 8 February 2019 at the Ghana International Press Centre.
The gesture according to the firm is aimed at immortalizing the journalist who worked with Tiger Eye PI together with award-winning investigative reporter Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
“It is very heartwarming for me to note that six suspected people have been arrested, The GJA commends the Ghana police most highly for this very significant progress in investigations.” – Mr Monney said at the memorial service.
Ahmed Suale was assassinated on 16 January 2019 at Madina, a suburb of Accra while heading home around 10 p.m.
Hussein-Suale was part of the Tiger Eye PI investigative team which uncovered rot in African football last year, leading to the resignation and life ban of Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi. He was gunned down by unknown men on motorbike a few meters away from his Accra suburb of Madina on January 16.
Apart from the six suspects, ACP David Senanu Eklu, Director-General, Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, said Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong; former president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi; and Ahmed’s boss, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, have all been cautioned and given forms to submit their statement to the police.