The brother of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo and Managing Director of Amaadi Cold Stores Limited, Edward Akufo-Addo has filed a legal suit against the Class Media Group and some personalities for defamation, Citi News has reported
The businessman is demanding GH¢10 million in damages. The said cause of the legal suit is that, the plaintiff is accusing the defendants of making false claims, that is, the use of Ghana’s presidential jet, also known as ‘The Falcon’ by the plaintiff.
The lawsuit named Radio host of Accra FM, Kwabena Bobbie Ansah and two others for defamation. The 1st Defendant is Class Media Group, followed by Kwabena Bobbie Ansah.
The 3rd defendant, who allegedly made the allegation, “touts himself as the Executive Director of a group called the Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA), whereas the fourth defendant also touts himself as the Executive Director of a group called the Good Governance and Advocacy Group Ghana.”
“Plaintiff avers that in the course of the program, the 3rd and 4th Defendants, aided and encouraged by 2nd Defendant, published of and concerning false and malicious statements about Plaintiffs alleged use of the Ghana Presidential Jet, also known as “the Falcon”, the statement of claim cited.
Aside from the monetary damages, Edward Akufo-Addo, popularly referred to as Bompty, is also is demanding an apology, and an order restraining the defendants from further denigrating him.
The Falcon 900 EX Presidential Jet was purchased by the Kufuor administration.
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