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Ensure Transparency – Asantehene
 
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29-Aug-2013  
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Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has inaugurated the newly-constituted Board of Directors for Asante Kotoko with a call on the members to institute comprehensive measures to foster accountability and transparency.

“You should do well to follow proper accounting principles and run the club as a business entity”, he said.

The Asantehene said that was the only way to check corrupt practices which had over the years stagnated growth in the club.

​ The ten-member Board has Paul Adu-Gyamfi, former President of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) as Chairman.

​The others include Samuel Osei-Kuffour, a former Ghanaian football international, Mr. Kofi Dua Adonten, Ambassador Kabral Blay-Amihere, Frank Apeagyei, Nana Ekuoba Kwadwo Gyasi, Jude Kofi Arthur, Nana Kwame Kusi, Otumfuo’s Ankobeahene, Mr. Joe Gyekye, representing old players, and Bernard Xiel, representing the supporters.

​ The new Board replaces the defunct Dr. K.K.Sarpong-led Board which had been dissolved amidst controversies.

​ Otumfuo Osei Tutu 11 tasked the Board to elect a Chief Executive Officer to run the day-to-day affairs of the club.

Mr. Adu-Gyamfi, a former member of the defunct Board, thanked the Asantehene for the confidence reposed in them.
 
 
 
Source: GNA
 
 

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