Akufo-Addo orders release of GH¢900,000 to premier league clubs

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has ordered the release of GHS900,000 to premier league clubs in Ghana as part of the COVID-19 relief packages.

Each club is to receive an amount of fifty thousand Ghana cedis (GH¢ 50,000).

The amount is expected to ease the pressure on the clubs following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

A statement to that effect said “The President of the Republic, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has authorized the Ministry of Youth and Sports to release an amount of nine hundred thousand cedis (GH¢900,000) as a first tranche of payment to support the 19 Premier League clubs to offset some of their expenses in this era of COVID-19 pandemic.”

“Each club is to receive an amount of fifty thousand Ghana cedis (GH¢ 50,000),” the statement added.

 

By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana

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