Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has sued Onua TV and Radio presenter, Captain Smart for alleged defamation.
Captain Smart during one of his shows is said 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 is demanding “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”.
He’s also demanding an apology for and retraction of the words complained of and particularized supra.