The Ghanaian media space is about to witness some drama.
Lawyers for Ghanaian socialite Ms. Mona Faiz Montrage, have directed the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako popularly known as Chairman Wontumi to retract and apologise to the former for derogatory comments passed about her in a recent video that has gone viral.
Chairman Wontumi in the said video alleged businessman Ibrahim Maham snatched socialite Hajia4Real from Kennedy Agyepong with gifts including a brand new Range Rover and a house at Trasacco Estate which she displayed as birthday gifts over the weekend.
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A statement by lawyers for Hajia4Real asked that Chairman Wontumi retracts and apologises within 24 hours or face legal suits.
PRESS STATEMENT BY LAWYERS FOR MONA FAIZ MONTRAGE (HAJIA 4 REAL) IN RESPONSE TO COMMENTS BY BERNARD ANTWI BOASIAKO
Our attention has been drawn to a video clip in circulation in which, one Mr. Bernard Antwi Boasiako alias Chairman Wontumi is seen and heard to be publishing certain false and derogatory remarks of Ms. Mona Faiz Montrage popularly known as 1-lajia4real (Our client).
While preparing to take the appropriate legal steps to vindicate our client’s right, our client deems it necessary to let the general public know the truth and also to disabuse the minds of the public of the misinformation and defamation of character peddled by the said Chairman Wontumi.
Our client wishes to state in specific response to the palpable falsehood and malicious publication as follows: 1. Our client is not the girlfriend or a paramour of Mr. Ibrahim Mahama 2. Our client has not received any vehicle and/or a house as her birthday gift or present from the said Mr. Ibrahim Mahama. 3. Mr. Ibrahim Mahama has not “snatched” our client from any other person as was portrayed in the said video.
Our client considers the publication, excerpts of which have been reproduced above, to be defamatory to the extent that it portrays her as a person with very low morals in society.
The reputation of our client having severely suffered damage by the malicious publications contained in the video, our client demands an unqualified apology and a retraction of the said publication by both Chairman Wontumi and Wontumi television & Radio within 24 hours of the publication of this statement.
Please be advised accordingly