Former Mahama minister sues her husband for marrying another woman in Canada

Former Mahama minister sues her husband for marrying another woman in Canada

Former Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection under the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC), Rachel Nana Adjoa Appoh, has sued her husband, Samuel Poku, for allegedly marrying another woman in Canada.

According to Appoh, she and Poku are still legally married in Ghana.

Sources say Ms. Appoh, has dragged her husband to the matrimonial court in Accra to answer questions on why he decided to marry another woman in Canada.

Daily Guide reports that the new woman is a Jamaican-Canadian called Vanessa Sylvan who is believed to be living in Canada.

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Ex-Minister sues husband
Left, Appoh on her wedding day with her husband. Right, Samuel Poku with his other family. Photo Credit: Daily Guide
Source: UGC

Sylvan posted a picture of her and Nana Poku on March 28, 2017, with the caption “Married to Nana Poku.”

Nana Poku shared a picture of himself, the new wife and young boy, apparently their child, with the caption “Family Vacation.”

Ms Appoh and Nana Poku got married in 2013 but the man is currently said to be ‘enjoying’ with his new wife in Canada.

The report continues that Appoh's estranged husband was able to terminate their marriage after he allegedly obtained a ‘fake’ divorce documents in Ghana in 2015.

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The documents, which helped Nana Poku to terminate the marriage, were reportedly signed by a Director at Foreign Affairs Ministry.

The former deputy minister, who served under ex-president John Mahama, has reportedly sued the judge, who annulled the marriage without her consent.

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