The Ghana Football Association has finally made plans to commence investigation into the infamous Number 12 expose by ace journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
The news was announced in a press release by the GFA Communications team on the FA website after the raw footages of the Number 12 expose was acquired by the GFA. The statements read;
“The Ghana Football Association Ethics Committee has taken delivery of the raw footage of “Number 12 exposé” from Tiger Eye PI.“
“The Accra-based investigative organization on June 6, 2018 premiered an anti-graft investigations involving Ghanaian football officials.”
“The investigations was meant to uncover some unscrupulous behaviour in the Ghanaian football fraternity.”
“The Executive Council in February 2020, requested for the raw footage of the “Number 12 exposé” in order to deal with the matter which remains one of the key Compliance and Integrity demands from FIFA.“
“The videos are key components for the Ethics Committee in its work on this governance issue.”
“Officials of Tiger Eye PI have also assured the GFA of their preparedness to assist the Ethics Committee in its work.”
“Receiving the footage, General Secretary Prosper Harrison Addo thanked officials of Cromwell Gray LLP (lawyers of Tiger Eye PI) on behalf of the Ghana Football Association assuring all that work will commence immediately on the matter to bring closure to all stakeholders including FIFA.”
It will be recalled that the expose, which premiered at the Accra International Conference Center on June 6,2018 led to an 18-month hiatus of all footballing activities in the country and the subsequent ban of GFA President Kwasi Nyantakyi by FIFA from all footballing activities.