Anas Aremeyaw Anas has taken the concerns and feedback in good strides and therefore taken the opportunity to address these concerns and also to speak on the “Number 12” and its fallouts.
On Friday evening, the 23rd November 2018, at the plush Best Western Plus Atlantic Hotel in Takoradi, Anas will deliver what is expected to be one of his most emotional reactions to his works spanning over 20 years of undercover investigative journalism.
The event is the 3rd edition of the annual “The Press Foundation National Media Festival”.
Dubbed, “TPF National Media Festival 2018” under the theme, “The Role of Investigative Journalism in the fight against corruption in Ghana”, it is expected to attract hundreds who would want to take the opportunity to listen and seek answers from the renowned undercover investigative journalist.
Other speakers include Host of Joy FM/TV flagship talk programme, Samson Lardi Anyenini, Head of Multimedia’s investigative team, Manasseh Azure Awuni and Executive Director of The Press Foundation and International Freelance Journalist, Listowell Yesu Bukarson.
Information Minister, Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah will be the special guest of honour.
Touted by many as the most dreaded undercover project of all time to have not just rocked football in Ghana, but Africa as a whole, the “Number 12” resulted in many casualties within the football arena.
The massive footprints from the Tiger Eye PI project led by Africa’s most feared and well achieved undercover journalist, saw the President of the Ghana Football Association, GFA, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi banned from all football-related activities for life after he was suspended by FIFA 48-hours after the first premiering of the expose.
Mr. Nyantakyi also lost his positions as Confederation of African Football, CAF, first vice chairman, FIFA Council member and chairman of the WAFU Zone B.
Many other football administrators, especially referees who were captured in the over two years of painstaking sting operation also received various sanctions between two to ten years bans from the world football governing body, FIFA.
Following from which the controversies continue to linger on after the premiering of the video on 6th June 2018 at the Accra International Conference Centre and subsequently showed at various venues across the country.
Stay tuned ghalpha.com will bring detailed information as and when it unfolds.