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General News Wed, 6 Feb 2019

By-election violence: Sam George gives Oppong Nkrumah, 3 others 7-day ultimatum

The Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Sam George is demanding an apology and retraction from 4 persons for defaming him.

They are: Bryan Acheampong, Minister of State in charge of National Security; Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, Minister for Information; a Deputy Director of Communication in the NPP and Capt Budu Koomson (rtd).

The MP did not mention why the four should apologise.

According to him, the four, had on various platforms, accused him (Sam George) of leading about 15 motorbikes to the La-Bawaleshie Presby school polling station during the by-election; an allegation the MP has denied.

Speaking in an interview on Citi FM's Eyewitness News, Tuesday, Sam George indicated that he “has officially written letters to a couple of individuals who in their course of their commentary on this matter have made comments defamatory to my person: Minister of State for National Security, Minister for information, Deputy Director Of Communication of the NPP and Capt Budu Koomson rtd.

"I have written to all of them today, giving them a seven-day notice to withdraw and apologise for the defamatory comments they’ve made about my person; failure to which will attract the necessary legal action."



Source: peacefmonline.com
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