Prof. Peter Twumasi’s personal assistant Jackson Emmanuel Afari granted bail by Suame Police station over alleged fraud

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The Personal Aid to Director-General of National Sports Authority (NSA) Prof. Peter Twumasi, Jackson Emmanuel Afari has been granted bail by Suame Police Station after hours of interrogations over an alleged fraud.

Jackson Afari was invited by the Suame Police on Saturday, December 7 2023, for allegedly taking monies from jobseekers to employ them at the National Sports Authority which never happened.

He took an amount reportedly over GHC 20,000 to offer job to unemployed Ghanaians who needed some opportunity to exhibit their services and skills to the state. Nevertheless, that went in shambo following Emmanuel Afari’s inability to hand them one.

Deceit, ended Jackson Emmanuel Afari in Police custody to clear his name and provide details to the aforementioned situation.

Following some revelations at the Police custody, NSA boss Prof. Peter Twumasi felt unsatisfied and has taken decision to relief Emmanuel Afari Jackson off his position as Personal Aid and by so doing, replaced him with Daniel Amoakohene, a newly recruited Assistant Accountant of the Authority.

Director-General of National Sports Authority Prof.Peter Twumasi with Jackson Emmanuel Afari, Personal assistant

The latter with immediate effect, has moved from Kumasi to the Capital, Accra to resume work.

The Director-General is already facing discipline issues with the Board of Directors and Ministry of Youth and Sports over misconduct, fraud and double salary issues, Missing State Vehicle among other charges. He declined appearing before them last week in a crunchy meeting, stating family reasons as his inability to be present.

The special prosecutor also indicated in its half year report of series of investigations it is conducting at the National Sports Authority.

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