Embattled President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi has resigned from his position. His resignation follows a crunch meeting between him and the GFA’s Executive Committee on Friday.
In statement released by the GFA, Nyantakyi pointed out that he was resigning because of the controversy surrounding the latest investigative piece by Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his Tiger Eye PI team.
“After a meeting of the Executive Committee this afternoon I decided to resign as President of the Ghana Football Association”
“I hereby apologise unreservedly to the father of the Nation, H.E. Nana Akufo Addo, H.E. the Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, Hon. Ministers and Deputy Ministers of State for indiscretion in associating them with the private conversations on the video.”
“I wish to clarify that at no time prior to or subsequent to any deliberations on the video did I consult, contact or inform any Government official about discussions on the video. I take sole and personal responsibility for the proceedings on the video.”
“I wish to apologize to my family, work colleagues, friends, associates and the people of Ghana for the disappointment my indiscretion has caused them. This is by no means an admission of wrongdoing for issues on the video”