The Multimedia Group has sued the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central Constituency, Mr Kennedy Agyapong over defamatory comments made against the Group.
According to the Group, in the month of July 2021, Kennedy Agyapong, made and repeated false and defamatory statements on his media platforms spurning caution issued by lawyers of the Group on 13th July 2021.
“Joy FM, The Multimedia Group and the Chief Executive Officer, Kwasi Twum have been compelled and have taken a firm decision to afford the MP, his media organization and three (3) of his employees, the opportunity to prove the allegations in court,” the Group stated.
The Group in a statement said, “Two (2) other online publications that also circulated the outright falsehoods without care or any attempt to verify the allegations against the three (3) Plaintiffs by re-publication on 11th and 16th July 2021, have been joined as 6th and 7 Defendants.”
It explained that, “The broadcasts and publications falsely sought to portray the Plaintiffs as unethical, unprofessional and criminal. The broadcasts and publications as well as associated defamatory commentary have been carefully and meticulously gathered and formally transcribed and translated. Our lawyers are under firm instructions to sue to clear our names.”
“We assure all concerned; our cherished audiences, stakeholders, clients, as well as family, friends, alumni of The Multimedia Group and associates of the CEO who have and continue to reach out to us, that our lawyers will today file the suit. We appreciate your patience and unrelenting support in this pursuit to vindicate our rights, reputations and business,” it added.
Below is a statement: