Akua GMB Threatens To Sue Popular Website Over Defamatory Statement

Reality TV star, and estranged wife of Dr. Kwaku Oteng, Sally Akua Amoakowaa Mensah simply referred to as Akua has given Ghanaian owned news portal, Ghpage.com a 48 hour ultimatum to apologize, retract and delete a publication made about her that indicated that she said former Angel FM presenter, Captain Smart should ‘humble yourself, arrogance won’t take you anywhere’.

In a letter addressed to Ghpage by the legal team of Ms. Sally Akua Amoakowaa, the lawyers accused the handlers of the website of deliberately and maliciously publishing defamatory statement against her with the headline “Humble yourself, arrogance won’t take you anywhere’ – Sally GMB and they find the publication misleading considering the content of the story.

According to the letter, Akua GMB’s lawyers accused Ghpage.com of using their publication to bring Akua GMB to the ongoing public discussion about Captain Smart in order to gain traffic to their news portal ignoring the damage it would bring to Akua GMB’s personality.

They stated that in their resolve to deal with this matter, Ghpage should issue a statement of retraction and an apology on their site to Akua GMB, pull down the defamatory publication and write an apology to Akua GMB personally.

Furthermore, Akua GMB has threatened to take legal action against any blogger or journalist whose publications will put her image and that of her family in disrepute.

In a press release issued by the management of the former beauty queen, they indicated that they have taken note of recent publications about her on some websites with the aim of causing her public disaffection while those websites gain traction from such negative stories.

On the back of this development, they are warning bloggers and writers complicit in this action to immediately put a stop to it and they made it emphatically clear that this resolve by the management of the distinguished public figure not to gag or intimidate any genuine journalist but ‘rather ensure that her reputation is protected especially on matters that affects her family.