General News of Thursday, 23 May 2019
Media conglomerate Despite Group and two employees with Okay FM, Kwame Nkrumah popularly known as Kwame Nkrumah Tikesie and Kwame Amoh has rendered an unconditional apology to the ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas for their defamatory comments against him and his associates during a discussion on investigative documentaries on their programme entitled Ade Akye Abia.
The investigative journalist sued the two (Kwame Nkrumah and Kwame Amoh) for comment made on March 7, 2019, during the Ade Akye Abia morning show on Okay FM which tarnished his image.
The suit pointed out that “…the plaintiff claims against the defendants, jointly and severally, for damages for libel contained in the publication endorsed on the writ of summons by way of an attachment and particularized costs, including lawyer fees.”
But in their retraction and apology to Anas Aremeyaw Anas stated that “the said allegations have been found to be false and same should not have been made on our FM station. In this regard, the comments relating to this incorrect statement is most regrettable.”
The statement added that the management of Okay FM, Kwame Nkrumah and Kwame Amoh do hereby apologize and unconditionally and unreservedly retract the allegations and comments made against Anas and his associates during the discussions on the Morning Show.
The media house further promised not to further publish or reproduce the said allegations and comments made on March 7, 2019, on any of its platforms.
Find the full statement below