- FixTheCountry Convener Oliver Barker-Vormawor has been sued by the National Security Minister over a bribery claim
- Albert Kan Dapaah says an allegation by the Barker-Vormawor that he (Kan Dapaah) tried to bribe him with $1 million and government jobs to stop his activism is false
- Albert Kan Dapaah is demanding GH¢10 million in general damages including aggravated damages for defamation
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National Security Minister, Albert Kan Dapaah has sued FixTheCountry convener, Oliver Barker-Vormawor, for defamation and is demanding GH¢10 million in damages.
The suit by Kan Dapaah is his response to an allegation by the social change activist that he and his colleagues were offered $1 million and government jobs to stop their activism.
Barker-Vormawor said the minister was in that meeting with other government officials when the bribery attempt was turned down.
However, in a suit filed at the high court, the National Security Minister said the allegations were untrue and fabricated to make him look bad in the eyes of right-thinking members of the public.
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He is demanding GH¢10 million as general damages, including aggravated and/or exemplary damages for defamation for the claims by Barker-Vormawor.
Barker-Vormawor makes wild claim against National Security minister
Oliver Barker-Vormawor alleged during the OccupyJulorbi House protests that there are attempts to stop his ongoing activism and protests against the Akufo-Addo regime.
According to him, $1 million and government positions were offered to him and other conveners of FixTheCountry.
He appealed to Ghanaians to join the FixTheCountry activism to pressure the government to build a better country for future generations.
Accra regional police commander summoned over abuse of protestors
The commander was summoned in connection with the allegations of police abuse during the protests.
Police arrested 49 persons during the protests at the 37 station and near the seat of the presidency.
41 Ghanaians jailed in Nigeria over fraud
Also, in a separate story, YEN.com.gh reported that some 41 Ghanaians were thrown in jail in Nigeria for their roles in QNet's fraudulent activities,
The forty-one convicts claim they were themselves victims of the fraudulent activities and were forced to lure others into the scheme.
Although QNet claims to be a legitimate e-commerce business, it has been banned in a lot of countries due to the perception that it is a Ponzi scheme.
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