NDC organiser sues regional chair, others for defamation

The Western regional Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Japhet Baidoe,  has sued his regional chairman, Michael Aidoo and two others – Famous Tumi Acquah, the western regional communication officer and a party member, Kwesi Dick – for defamation at the  Sekondi High Court.

In his statement of claim, the plaintiff, Japhet Baidoe claims on Sunday April 28, 2017 the defendants held a meeting with some constituency chairmen of the party where they accused him of diverting party flags worth GHS3000.

Meanwhile,  Empire News’ Emmanuel Ohene Gyan who is in possession of a correspondence signed by the western regional communications officer Mr. Acquah,  said the suspension was a decision taken at a regional executive committee (REC) meeting on Sunday April 28, 2017, with 25 members being present to make up the required quorum of 19 members.