The 2016 National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Asante Akim North, Madam Mary Awusi has filed a defamatory suit against the founder and flagbearer of the Ghana Freedom Party, Madam Akua Donkor and Wontumi Communications Limited for publishing comments which suggested that former President John Mahama was the father of her two children.

In the suit, the plaintiff is demanding a total of 1,000,000 Ghana cedis from the defendants for claiming that the plaintiff was having an affair with former President John Mahama.’

Madam Awusi also wants general damages of GH₵300,000 to be awarded by the court against Madam Akua Donkor, GH₵100,000 in general damages against Oheneba Nana Asiedu, a programme host on Wontumi Radio and Wontumi TV, as well as GH₵600,000 as punitive damages against the defendants which also include Wontumi Communications Limited, a multimedia conglomerate owned by the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Bernard Antwi Boasiako (alias Chairman Wontumi).

Source: graphic.com.gh