Finance minister sues Captain Smart for defamation, demands GH¢10m


Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has sued Onua TV and Radio personality Captain Smart for alleged defamation.

Captain Smart during one of his shows is purported to have alleged that Mr. Ofori-Atta has taken a 10% share out of the International Money Fund’s $3 billion bailout for Ghana.

“Are you aware that Ken Ofori-Atta has taken his 10% of the IMF money? For Every loan we take he takes 10%”.


Ken Ofori Attah in a suit filed against Captain Smart demands “recovery of the sum of Ten Million Ghana Cedis (GH¢10,000,000.00) as general damages including aggravated and/or exemplary damages for defamation for the libel uttered by Defendant”.


Among other reliefs demands an apology for and retraction of the words complained of and particularized supra.


Source: Pulse Ghana

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