GFA boss sues Songo for GHȻ8m

GFA boss sues Songo for GHȻ8m

The sports presenter will open his defence on Monday in a defamation suit filed against him.

Award-winning journalist Patrick Osei Agyemang, popularly called “Coutryman Songo”, will on Monday, October 31, 2016 appear before an Accra High Court to show cause why he should not be made to pay a whopping GHȻ8 million in damages as sought by the plaintiff Kwasi Nyantakyi for defamation.

GFA boss sues Songo for GHȻ8m

Patrick Osei Agyemang (Countryman Songo)

Mr Nyantakyi, who is both the Ghana Football Association (GFA) President and Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) Executive Council member, is seeking damages for numerous defamatory statements made by the defendant on his show “Fire for Fire” on Accra-based Asempa FM.

GFA boss sues Songo for GHȻ8m

GFA President Kwasi Nyantakyi

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The GFA boss is expected to tender in evidence numerous recordings to adequately convince the trial judge to grant his relief.

GFA boss sues Songo for GHȻ8m

"Fireman" Countryman Songo

Countryman Songo is an avowed critic of Kwasi Nyantakyi and his administration. He consistently hurls certain vitriolic attacks at the football governing body.

GFA boss sues Songo for GHȻ8m

Kofi Asare Brako (Abatay) has been joined to the suit

The lawsuit also covers another sports journalist Kofi Asare Brako and Multimedia Company Limited.

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