Anyidoho demands GHC10m in damages as he sues Dzifa Gunu for defamation

Anyidoho demands GHC10m in damages as he sues Dzifa Gunu for defamation

- Koku Anyidoho has sued an aide to former President Mahama for defamation

- According to Anyidoho, Dzifa Gunu through a post he made on Facebook on January 16, 2021, cast serious insinuations on his integrity

- He is however, demanding GHC10m in damages

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Koku Anyidoho has sued an aide to former President Mahama for defamation.

Anyidoho said a Facebook post made by Dzifa Gunu on January 16, 2021, cast serious insinuations on his integrity.

He is however demanding GHC 10m in damages from Dzifa Gunu.

Gunu accused Anyidoho of attempting to take the life of Mahama severally by visiting shrines in Benin and Togo to cause his premature death.

Dzifa Gunu also said Anyidoho caused the death of his 8-year-old daughter who passed away on November 7, 2020 in a car accident.

Anyidoho further stated that Dzifa stated that he(Koku) was absent during the whole burial of his daughter and only surfaced after the burial to take pictures and post on Facebook.

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He said Dzifa Gunu claims that a point in time, the Police found Indian hemp in his(Koku’s) house, a fact that Dzifa knew to be untrue.

According to Anyidoho, all statements published against him were false and unfounded.

He added that the false and malicious publications by Dzifa Gunu have injured his hard-won reputation and image.

In other news, John Dramani Mahama’s lead counsel in the ongoing election petition trial, Tsatsu Tsikata, has told the seven-member panel hearing the case that the Electoral Commission cooked figures in the 2020 elections in favour of President Nana Akufo-Addo.

According to him, the fudging of the figures was an indication that the “figures were just thrown out.”

Meanwhile, Mahama’s application for a stay of proceedings in the ongoing election petition trial has been struck out.

The Supreme Court struck the application out on Thursday, January 28, 2021, after Mahama withdrew the application.

Supreme Court strikes out Mahama’s stay of proceedings application

Two additional justices, Justice Imoro Tanko and Justice Henrietta Mensah Bonsu were added to the earlier seven-member panel for the review application.

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