- Reports suggest that President Akufo-Addo's order for the arrest of Kwesi Nyantakyi is because he used his name to ask for a bribe
- According to the reports, Nyantakyi asked for a bribe of $8 million dollars from some football investors under the pretext of sharing it between President Akufo-Addo and Vice President Dr Bawumia
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that President Nana Akufo-Addo has ordered the immediate arrest of the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi.
Not much information has been given since the news broke except for the fact the order had something to do with some revelations made in the latest investigation piece by ace journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
But YEN.com.gh is gathering that the order for Nyantakyi's arrest came because he used the name of President Akufo-Addo and that of his Vice, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia to solicit for a bribe.
According to a MyNewsGh.com report, Nyantakyi was caught on tape allegedly soliciting for a bribe in the name of Akufo-Addo and Dr Bawumia during a meeting with some football investors,.
The report stated that the amount involved was 8 million dollars and was to be shared between the President and his Vice.
President Akufo-Addo was supposed to get 5 million dollars while Dr Bawumia got the remaining 3 million dollars.
The Presidency, YEN.com.gh understands, had the Anas exposé screened privately for the President, Vice President and some top government officials.
After watching Nyantakyi's conduct, President Akufo-Addo reportedly got displeased and immediately ordered for the GFA President's arrest
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