Incarcerated Montie FM presenter Salifu Maase is set for further troubles after he was served with a writ of summons in a defamatory suit filed by Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan.
The China-based attacker is having no mercy on the embattled radio host, nicknamed ‘Mugabe’ after he made damning and wild allegations against him.
The Shanghai SIPG attacker is furious with claims by the ‘loud-mouth’ host that he is the chief financier of the opposition New Patriotic Party.
Accra-based Montie FM, had sensationally claimed two month ago that the former Sunderland attacker is sponsoring the NPP ahead of the crucial December polls.
Gyan, 30, reacted angrily to the claims as ‘irresponsible journalism’, which was not backed by any concrete evidence.
In a shocking and bizarre claim, the incarcerated presenter said the money was being used to import arms and machetes to destabilize the country ahead of the crucial polls on December 7.
The iconic Black Stars captain has moved a step further to clear his name by suing him for defamation of character.
Mugabe is becoming famously notorious for using his radio show to insult political leaders with popular opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo being used a punching bag on daily basis.
It appears he has bitten more than he can chew as he is set for legal showdown against the country’s all-time leading scorer.
He is currently serving a four-month jail term for scandalizing the court and bringing the administration of the court into disrepute.
Among the reliefs Gyan is seeking from the court are general, exemplary or aggravated damages for libel, a perpetual injunction restraining the defendants from repeating similar libelous words against him and costs, including his lawyers’ fees.
The Black Stars captain does not want to be drawn into the wicked political climate in Ghana ahead of the crucial December polls which will decide the future of the West African nation.
Incumbent John Dramani Mahama will face-off with popular opposition leader Nana Akuffo-Addo in what many observers say will determine the democratic gains by the West African nation.