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Journalist in Ghana who exposed Federation Internationale de Football Association corruption shot dead

Journalist in Ghana who exposed Federation Internationale de Football Association corruption shot dead

Hussein Suale was a member of the Ghana's undercover journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas team which exposed the rot at Ghana Football Association which led to the dismissal of the FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi and a hosts of referees. "He was a journalist who was just doing his work to expose corrupt people, " the cousin added.

Ghanaian journalists condemned the killing of the 34-year-old reporter, who played a key role in last year's investigation.

Tiger Eye PI said Hussein-Suale's last project for it was the soccer documentary.

Football's world governing body FIFA last October banned former Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi for life and fined him almost $500,000 (439,000 euros) after he was seen on camera accepting bribes. It didn't say what other projects he was involved in for them.

The investigative journalist co-operated with the BBC on several stories, including an investigation into human body parts sold for ritual magic in Malawi.

It, therefore, called on the Ghanaian government to investigate the injustice and bring the culprits to justice.

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Ahmed was one of Tiger Eye's journalists whose photographs the member of parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong circulated in his "who watches the watchman" anti-Anas video documentary and called on the public to deal with for a handsome reward.

'That boy that's very risky, he lives here in Madina. If you meet him somewhere, break his ears. "Whatever happens, I'll pay because he's bad, that Ahmed".

According to Congressman Johnson, the United States must join hands with other forces in investigations into Ahmed's death in other to bring the perpetrators before justice.

In a press release, Tiger Eye said they were "terribly devastated by the dastardly act", but were "unshaken" in their pursuit of "nation-wreckers".

Agyapong himself rejected claims that he "engineered the killing" of Husein, telling local radio station Neat FM: 'He has never offended me.