The National Sports Authority (NSA) and the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) on Wednesday 7th April 2021, signed an agreement that seeks to extend the Government’s support for elite athletes from various sporting associations in Ghana.
The agreement was signed by heads of the two agencies, Lawyer Justin Kodua, Chief Executive Officer of the YEA and Prof. Peter Twumasi, Director-General of the NSA.
By this agreement, 1000 elite athletes from various sports associations and federations will continue to receive GHS 500.00/month each for the next six months.
This is in fulfillment of President Akufo-Addo’s government to intensify sports development in the country through sports infrastructure development as well as athletes and their technical handlers.
Present to grace the occasion was Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon Mustapha Ussif, and representatives of GOC, GFA, and National Paralympic Committee (NPC).