IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF JUDICATURE
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
(GENERAL JURISDICTION SIX (6))
ACCRA – A.D. 2015
SUIT NO. AD2/2016
KEVIN OKYERE 1ST PLAINTIFF
SPRINGFIELD ENERGY LIMITED 2ND PLAINTIFF
(BOTH OF HOUSE NO. F146,
2ND SOULA STREET, LABONE,
PRIME MARK COMPANY LIMITED 1ST DEFENDANT
LARRY-ALANS DOGBEY 2ND DEFENDANT
ABDUL RAZAK BAWA 3RD DEFENDANT
OFF MOTORWAY EXTENSION, BEHIND
THE DZORWULU FILING STATION,
NOTICE OF APOLOGY TO PLAINTIFFS
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Defendants herein hereby apologize to the Plaintiffs in the manner following:
“APOLOGY TO KEVIN OKYERE AND SPRINGFIELD ENERGY LIMITED
In our Wednesday September 30 to Thursday October 01, 2015 and Monday October 19 to Tuesday October 20, 2015 issues we carried front page headline stories titled “AKUFO-ADDO BETRAYS WIFE’S IN-LAW TO BUHARI … The Truth About His Nigeria Trip, Presidential Meeting in Peduase Lodge & The New Statesman Newspaper’s Role and MORE TROUBLE FOR AKUFO-ADDO’S SON IN-LAW … UK Crime Agency Locates His £4.5 Million London Mansion, Wife Picked Up For Money Laundering As Herald Takes His Dossier to court respectively.
In the said story reference was made to the Plaintiffs. The said reference imputed that 1st Plaintiff had become the conduit by which officials of the former government of Nigeria were hiding monies they had stolen from Nigeria through fictitious oil deals, lodged in Ghanaian banks.
We further in the stories under reference sought to create the impression that Ms. Diezani Alison-Madueke had become the epitome of corruption in Nigeria and is alleged to have anchored and facilitated numerous money laundering scandals and deals.
We also published that the New Statesman newspaper has been running negative media campaign against 1st Plaintiff, revealing his sexual escapades with Ms. Diezani Alison-Maduake.
We have since the said publications found out that the stories are untrue.
In the premises, we hereby retract the said publications and apologize unreservedly to Mr. Kevin Okyere and Springfield Energy Limited for the embarrassment the publications may have caused them.
AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the apology shall be published conspicuously on the front page of The Herald newspaper exactly a week after the filing of this apology in court.
DATED AT LITHUR BREW & COMPANY, THIS 30TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2015
SOLICITOR FOR DEFENDANTS
(GENERAL JURISDICTION 6)
AND TO THE PLAINTIFFS OR THEIR SOLICITOR, THADDEUS SORY ESQ OF MESSRS SORY@LAW, H/NO. 4, 2ND CLOSE, BOUNDARY ROAD EXTENSION, NEAR UBA BANK, EAST LEGON, ACCRA