Edward Akufo-Addo, businessman and Managing Director of Amaadi Cold Stores Limited, who is a biological brother to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has sued Radio host of Accra FM, Kwabena Bobbie Ansah, the Class Media Group, and two others for defamation.
The defendants are said to have claimed that the plaintiff has been using Ghana’s presidential jet, also known as ‘The Falcon’.
“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 “theFalcon”, the statement of claim cited by Citi News said.
Mr. Edward Akufo-Addo, popularly referred to as Bompty, is therefore demanding GHS 10 million in damages, an apology, and an order restraining the defendants from further denigrating him.
According to the plaintiff, the said defamatory statements were made on ‘The Citizen Show’ on Accra FM on May 29, 2021.
The program also aired on Accra FM’s Facebook page, Sunyani and Taadi FM, all of which are owned by the first defendant, Class Media Group.