National Sports Authority blow $2million on “Ghost” Sports Complex

Sports News of Thursday, 10 August 2017 Source: The University of Ghana Stadium The National Sports Authority is to provide answers regarding why various outdoor multi-purpose sports...

Sports News of Thursday, 10 August 2017


University Of Ghana Stadium The University of Ghana Stadium

The National Sports Authority is to provide answers regarding why various outdoor multi-purpose sports court have not been constructed despite the release of $2 million for the project in 2017.

Anglogold Ashanti in 2017 provide $2 million or its cedis equivalent GH¢3,090,380 for the provision of sports court in some selected areas in the country, but those facilities cannot be slighted, while the other that was supposed to have been completed, is apparently an abandoned project at Enchi, Dadieso, in the Western Region.

According to Graphic Sports investigations indicate that as far back 2014 an Auditor General’s report charged the NSA for misappropriation of the funds on administrative purposes instead of the provision of the facilities.

This according to the Auditor’s General Report, was in contradiction of Section 179(1) of tyhe financial administration Regulation (FAR), thus affecting the successful execution of the project.

The report further said four contractors commissioned to execute the project at Enchi, Wa, Obuase, and Accra were paid GH¢78,241,11 far in excess of the certified contract sums for the project and asked the Authority to retrieve the excess payment ‘immediately.’

While contractors were duly paid to execute the project, they were still abandoned the report further revealed.

“Our physical inspection of the Enchi(Dadieso) project being executed by M/S GT Freeman Construction Ltd also revealed that the consultant erroneously certified that 100 per cent work up to the top floor was completed by the contractor and valued it at GH¢76,371.oo. Our inspection, however proved otherwise.

“Beside inquiries revealed that the contractor had abandoned the project site over 18 months at the time of reporting, yet he had been paid for the job” the report enphasised.

Though it has been almost four years since the report came out and recommendations made for the retrieval of the overpaid sums.

According to Graphic Sports investigations, revealed that the recommendations were not carried out and the project were also ‘dead’, despite the then NSA management under Madam Alice Attipo indicating that efforts were being made to get the contractors to refund the monies.

When the NSA was contacted to find out if the recommendation had been carried, officials declined to respond, pleading for time to verify before making comments.

Source: Ghanaweb news

New Content!
No Comment

Leave a Reply



GH TV Online is a one-stop digital platform for current affairs concerning Africa from a Ghanaian perspective.

The YouTube Platform is now an open space for content creators to submit their content for the platform. Please use the
Submit Content section of the website at or register as a content creator for more information.

The purpose of the website is to extend our YouTube content into 3 sections
Read - Up-to-date current affairs stories aggregated from known News publishers from around the World with a focus on Africa and/or Ghana
Watch - for all Youtube content and videos aggregated from across the web
Listen- Latest music releases, Podcasts and Radio streams

For advertising, partnerships and more, get in contact.


Eh Chale,

Subscribe here!

Good  work!