Ghana President Nana Addo has suspended National Sports Authority boss Robert Sarfo Mensah and deputy Sports Minister Hon. Pius Enam Hadzide.
A statement released by the Communication Directorate at the Jubilee House indicated the two have been asked to step aside.
This comes at the back of a scandal which emerged after supposed Ghanaian Journalist who went to cover the Commonwealth Games were deported by the Australian immigration.
The pair are alleged to have played a role in ensure the “fake” journalists travelled to Australia.
Meanwhile Ghana Olympic committee President Ben Nunoo Mensah, Hon Kwadwo Baah Agyemang and Mr Mohammed Sanoon have been tasked to do a thorough investigation about the issue.
By Frank Darkwah