Social media commentator, Kelvin Taylor has been slapped with GH1million damages in favour of Senior Partner of corporate law firm, Africa Legal Associates (ALA) and Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko.
An Accra High Court (Commercial Court 10), presided over by Justice Jennifer Abena Dadzie awarded the damages against him on Tuesday October 27.
Kevin Taylor has been criticizing and making accusations against Mr. Otchere-Darko, a cousin of President Nana Akufo-Addo and a member of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP).
He accused Otchere-Darko of being a beneficiary of the abrogated PDS transaction,
An accusation Mr Otchere-Darko deemed defamatory hence the legal action.
In October 2019, Gabby Otchere-Darko directed his lawyer, Kissi Agyebeng of Cromwell Grey LLP to sue Kevin Taylor in respect of such defamatory statements made on Kevin Taylor’s social media broadcast, “With All Due Respect” and on his Facebook Wall.