General News of Monday, 11 February 2019Source: dailyguideafrica.comMore troubles for Asiedu NketiaJohnson Asiedu Nketiah, NDC General SecretaryThe Chairman of the Audit Service Board, Prof. Edward Dua-Agyemang, has amended his writ against the General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu Nketia. Gary Nimarko, counsel for the plaintiff has since filed the amended statement of claim and Asiedu Nketia has also `been served on January 30, 2019. Prof. Dua-Agyeman in his suit avers that without basis or probable cause Asiedu Nketia “ostensibly sought to impugn the integrity, dignity and reputation of the Plaintiff and to ridicule him in the eyes of right thinking members of society”. The plaintiff avers that Asiedu Nketia on October 2, 2018 made some unsubstantiated and disparaging statements on an Accra based radio station, Neat FM accusing him of producing fake audit accounts in 1983 while he was at the Audit Service leading to his dismissal. Contrary to the claim by Asiedu Nketia, Prof Dua-Agyeman avers that a letter authored by Prof Kwame Adom-Frimpong, President of Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana Council, (ICAG) dated 15th October, 2018 shows that he has been in good standing since 1978 and has never been banned.
Source: GhanaWeb February 11, 2019 15:16 UTC