Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Dawu based Premier League club, Dreams football club and GFA presidential candidate, Kurt Edwin Simeone Okraku has said if he’s elected president of the GFA, he will resign from his position as the President of the club.
This, according to the former Executive Committee member will allow him to serve all members of the association well and give undivided attention to his responsibility of seeing to the development of Ghana football.
The Ghana Football Association in times past, has suffered an integrity crisis with a lot of questions raised over the practice of high ranking members of the association, still holding unto their executive roles of the clubs. Concerns over conflict of interest have subsequently been raised.
Speaking at the Elective Congress today, Kurt Okraku said he will relinquish his post at Dreams F.C, should he win the presidential elections.
” In order that I may be able to give undivided attention and absolute commitment to matters of the football association, I shall resign from my position as president of Dreams F.C in the event I am to win, which I believe I will. I believe this is necessary because I do not want to be embroiled in situation where my role at Dreams F.C would conflict with my responsibilities the F.A chairman” he explained.
Kurt Okraku would first have to beat off competition from George Afriyie, Nana Yaw Amponsah, George Ankamah, Amanda Clinton and Fred Pappoe by securing a minimum of 60+1 votes at the elections which is currently underway.
Story by : Paul Akwasi Anyaba.