Legal adviser to Berekum Arsenal, Lawyer Ntow Fianko, has stated that the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has no powers following the criminal code section 239 to 243 to charge Eddie Duku and Kofi Manu.
According to him, it’s only a public officer who can be charged for taking bribe under the Ghanaian law.
“Only a public officer can be charged for taking bribe under the laws of Ghana, section 239 to 243 of the criminal code. The GFA has no powers to charge Eddie Duku and Kofi Manu” Ntow Fianko told OTEC FM
“The GFA doesn’t know what they are doing. What will the GFA do to them if they refuse to appear before the committee?” He quizzed
The GFA Prosecutor has began charging some individuals who were implicated in the Investigative Documentary titled “Number 12” by Tiger Eye PI.
Former Greater Accra RFA Chairman Nii Komiete Doku and Mr. Kofi Manu have both been charged for Abuse of position contrary to Article 25(1) of the GFA Code of Ethics, 2019.
They have also been charged for Bribery contrary to Article 27(1) and (2) of the GFA Code of Ethics, 2019.