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TANO SOUTH MCE IN HOT WATER , TO PAY GH300,000 TO PROPHET COMPUTER MAN FOR DEFAMATION

The municipal Chief Executive Officer for Tano South municipality of Brong Ahafo region , Hon. Collins Offinam Takyi is currently in hot water for defaming a renowned man of God called Prophet Eric Akwasi Amponsah popularly known as Computer man .

Hon. Offinam Takyi is to pay GH300,000 damage to Prophet Computer man for defamatory publications he made in March this year, the Tano south MCE organized a press conference in Dwomo a suburb of Bechem denying him the ownership of sheds he built as funeral grounds for the people of Dwomo his hometown of which he is a Royal.

The MCE uttered and published defamatory statements against Prophet Computer Man by referring to him as Assassin , Murderous, Deceitful, fraudulent, violent, dangerous and disgraceful person this he (MCE) said during a press conference and was published on Kessben FM/Television in Kumasi, Charity FM in Dua Yaw Nkwanta , Hi Radio in Bechem and others. These stations has a wide coverage across the country and beyond.

Information gathered indicated that, the MCE is mingling himself in a chieftaincy dispute in Dwomo that triggered him to published filthy words about Prophet Computer man since the man of God is a party of the chieftaincy dispute.

Hon. Collins Offinam Takyi is supporting the other party to fight Computer man which is contrary to the bylaws of the local government act as Municipal Chief Executive officer must be neutral within your jurisdiction.

In this regards, Prophet Eric Nana Akwasi Amponsah popularly known as Computer man has sued Hon. Collins Offinam Takyi for defamation with damage of GH300,000 to serve as deterrent to others in the country.

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