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General News of Tuesday, 23 April 2019


NPP executive battles GHC1 million legal suit over claims that Regional Vice Chair is a prostitute

Yussif Danjumah and Felicia Tettey Yussif Danjumah and Felicia Tettey

The running mouth of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) communicator on radio has earned him a GH¢1 million legal suit after claiming that the Second Regional Vice Chairperson of his party is a prostitute.

Yussif Danjumah who is the Tamale South Constituency Secretary is alleged to have uttered the said defamatory words on the Tamale-based Diamond Fm against Madam Felicia Tettey and when pressed by the host to withdraw he refused and insisted he could substantiate the allegations if sued.

“We all know she (Felicia Tettey) is a prostitute. She can go anywhere. I’m ready to defend it. Or you want me to give instances where she was caught pants down? I am not afraid of her”, he quoted as saying on the show according to an audio intercepted by

But Madam Tettey who has not taken the claims lightly instructed his lawyers to file a defamation suit against the defendant and making series of claims against him.

The suit in part reads;

“A declaration that the words used by the Defendant on Radio Diamond (97.3 FM) Power Drive Programme on the 2nd April 2019 viz, ‘Both Felicia Tacorabama. “We all know that she is a prostitute… She can go anywhere. I’m ready to defend it. Or you want me to give you instances where she was caught pants down. I’m not afraid of her” in their natural and ordinary meaning as understood by right-thinking people of society were defamatory to the Plaintiff and injured her reputation the process.

An order compelling the Defendant to unconditionally retract and apologize to the Plaintiff through all the radio stations in Tamale for five working days and in the daily graphic and on the social media handles of the Defendant.

An order of perpetual injunction restraining the Defendant from further publication of the defamatory matters complained of within seven days after judgment.

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