Andrew Owusu Apologies to George Haldane-Lutterodt
Andrew Owusu Apologies to George Haldane-Lutterodt – Ghanaian Olympian Athlete Andrew Owusu has finally rendered an unqualified apology to George Haldane-Lutterrodt, a former Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) Chairman, over allegations he made against him in 2014.
In a letter of apology which was sighted by Athletics Hour in the Daily Graphic, Andrew said comments he made that a visa racketeering scandal took place while Mr. Lutterrodt was the GAA Boss was unfounded. The former athlete, who is currently an assistant professor at Middle Tennessee University, said he had, therefore, retracted his comments. read more
Andrew Owusu – Dr. Andrew Owusu is a Ghanaian athlete who competed in the Triple Jump and Long Jump. His personal best in the Triple Jump is 17.23m. he achieved it in August 1998 in Dakar, Senegal. He was a former student at the Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School (Presec). He is now a professor at Middle Tennessee State University in the United States. Andrew won a lot of medals which included 2x All African Games Gold Medallist and bronze 2x African Championships Gold and Silver. 2x World Athletics Championships finalist. He was amongst the contingents as the Head Coach of Team Ghana during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan. read more
“On October 25, 2014, I, Andrew Owusu, on a sports shoe on Radio Gold, made the statement that a visa racketeering scandal happened during the tenure of Geroge Haldane-Lutterrodt as Chairman of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) when i was an athlete.
I render an unqualified apology to Mr Haldane-Lutterrodt and unequivocally state, as I have elesewhere, that he was never personally involved in any visa racketeering act during his tenure”, the letter said.