Government has all the powers to investigate the Ghana Football Association, the Member of Parliament for Asebu-Kwamenkese constituency has said.
Hon.Donkoh Elvis Morris, who is also a memeber of the Parliamentary select committee on Youth,Sports and Culture says it is about time the FA is tasked to take a second look to the Ghana league, which is "heading for the abyss."
He revealed the committee is still in waiting for the GFA boss to appear before the committee after he previously failed to honor their invite.
He however denied receiving any official proposal to have the committee meet the other 16 clubs and Great Olympics over the injunction placed on the league.
" We have on twice sent invitation the GFA boss to appear before the committee, but he is yet to honour it," Hon Elvis told ghanaguardian.com
"Kwesi Nyantakyi once sent his Vice to the committee but we insisted he should be the one at the meeting and not his vice because we felt there is the need for Ghanaians to know what goes on at the FA.
"There is the notion that Government cannot investigate and give directions to the FA but as Parliamentary committee, we wield the power and privilege to investigate the FA for it progress and for the progress of Ghana football.
The 2017/18 Ghanaian league is yet to begin after relegated side Accra Great Olympics placed an injunction on it, prevent the FA from holding anything related to the start of the new season until all cases are cleared.
However, Honorable Elvis believes the the parliamentary select committee can work closely with the other stakeholders to ensure the the domestic league reclaims its lost image.
Ghana football "heading for abyss"
The failure MP for Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese constituency has also bemoaned the failure of the Ghana league to attract huge patronage," like it used to be"
He spoke extensively about the "deteriorating" nature of Ghana football,tasking the GFA to "be up doing" .
According to the football enthusiast, Ghana football can only be rated at "40 to 45 percent", adding that the clubs must be able to brand themselves and maintain their star players.
"As a football enthusiast, and from my personal view, I can tell you Ghana football is not doing well, it is heading for the abyss," Honourable said.
"I can only rate it at 45 percent and ask the Ghana football Association be up and doing.
Gone are the days when Hearts and Kotoko clash attracted attention across the entire nation the enthusiasm is not there anymore.
"I grew up in cape coast and saw the enthusiasm that followed a match between Dwarfs and Vipers but today the enthusiasm is not there."
He said the committee will welcome any move to have the Great Olympics rescind its decision to pave way for the start of the league.
By Fiifi Abdul Malik/ghanaguardian.com