- Government says it remains uninterested in pursuing a legal case against President Akufo-Addo
- Frank Kwaku Appiah was arrested by the Kumasi police after reportedly terming him "wee smoker"
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President of the republic, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo says he is not interested in pursing the case involving an NDC serial caller who reportedly called him a drug addict.
Frank Kwaku Appiah, popularly known as Appiah Stadium, was recently arrested by police at Kumasi in the Ashanti Region following high suspicions that the cause of the arrest was premised on his defamatory comments against the president.
Earlier on, general secretary of the NDC, Asiedu Nketiah argued that the failure of the president to redeem him image since the wikileaks report which claimed he, Nana Addo “woke up in a cloud of smoke each morning” is clear indication that he is an avid drug user.
But in a crucial press statement signed by the information minister, Mustapha Hamid, the president made the case that he had already drawn the attention of the National Media Commission (NMC) over this development. According to the statement, the NDC serial caller is continuing to spew the party's 2015 propaganda against him.
"H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo is convinced that right thinking Ghanaians recognize that Appiah Stadium is merely reciting from an NDC propaganda book which has since been discredited," the statement argued as it subtly refuted the said claims of the president smoking weed.
Allegations over drug use against the president remain one of the most troubling issues the president has had to come to terms with as political critics often wonder how the president is able to pull of the political pressures in such an old age.
Meanwhile, YEN is gathering that Appiah Stadium has been granted bail thanks to moves by Baba Jamal of the NDC and a team of lawyers had managed to secure a bail for Frank Appiah.
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