Sammy Gyamfi slapped with ¢500k damages for defaming Opoku Prempeh

Sammy Gyamfi (Left) and Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh

The National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Sammy Gyamfi has been slapped with ¢500,000 damages after losing a defamation case with Energy Minister Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh.

The High Court, Accra, General Jurisdiction 12, presided over by Justice Charles Gyamfi Danquah, delivered the judgement on Thursday 13th October 2022.

The court found that  Sammy Gyamfi defamed Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, who is also lawmaker for Manhyia South when Sammy Gyamfi, at a press conference in June 2019, stated that Seidu Yakubu MBA, suspected of being involved in the kidnapping of the 2 Canadian girls in the year 2019, is the errand boy of Dr Opoku Prempeh.

After awarding the damages, the court also ordered Gyamfi to publish a retraction and an apology.

By Laud Nartey||Ghana

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