Politics of Saturday, 25 May 2019Source: peacefmonline.comNPP Chairman sues Sammy Gyamfi for defamationNDC Communications Officer, Sammy GyamfiThe First Vice Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Central Region, Mr. Horace Ekow Ewusi, has sued the National communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Sammy Gyamfi at the High Court of Justice, General Jurisdiction Accra, Greater Region for defamation. The NPP stalwart confirmed the report in an interview with Peace FM News. According to him, Sammy Gyamfi has ruined his (Ewusi's) high earned reputation calling him names and accusing him of conspiring with foreigners to undertake illegal mining in the country as a member of the Galamsey team. Mr. Ewusi on the 10th day of May 2019 got the Accra High Court to serve Mr. Sammy Gyamfi with a writ of defamation for which the defendants, Sammy Gyamfi is expected to enter appearance within eight days, failure of which a default judgment will be given against the defendant. Meanwhile, reliable sources have hinted that the defendant, Sammy Gyamfi, is making strenous efforts for an out of court settlement and has equally done that through some high profile party members and other influential personalities, but the NPP First Vice Chairman remains resolute in his desire to seek legal redress.
Source: GhanaWeb May 24, 2019 18:33 UTC