Embattled Public Affairs Director of the National Sports Authority (NSA), Frederica Mensa-Davies, says a former driver of Accra Hearts of Oak, Joshua Acquah, framed her up deliberately to subject her to public ridicule.
The teary Frederica, in an emotional interview with the Graphic Sports yesterday, discredited the famous Anas Number 12 video which was premiered last Wednesday at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), insisting that the content of the video was not 100 per cent factual.
According to her the whole video was an entrapment initiated by Acquah on behalf of Tiger Eye PI.
She confirmed taking money from an unknown person as the video portrayed but disclosed that Mr Acquah later came for the money to address an emergency on the pretext of refunding it later but never did.
Madam Mensa-Davies was seen in the video accepting GH¢1,000 from one unknown person who had solicited her assistance to enable him to travel abroad.
Narrating what actually transpired on that fateful day to the Graphic Sports, Frederica said in the middle of last year she was in her office when Mr Acquah came to her office in the company of another young man, to ask for help to enable the guest to travel to France.
She noted that the gentleman begged her to specifically help him to acquire a visa to travel to France, which she declined, but promised to support in any way she could.
According to her she was then handed a GH¢1,000 by the said gentleman, whose identity is still unknown to her.
She said she initially declined the offer but Acquah insisted she took it and minutes after accepting it, Acquah came back for the money and left the office.
She recalled that she never saw Acquah again until later this year when he resurfaced with the same gentleman in her office at the Accra Stadium but she sacked both of them.
Frederica confessed expressing admitted she was shocked when friends starting calling to inform her that they saw her in the Anas video collecting money as a form of inducement to secure visa for a client.