Kumasi-based media practitioner Isaac Ofori, recognized popularly on sports activities WhatsApp platforms as Izayman, has landed himself in bother with the legislation because the famend businessman and President of the Nationwide Paralympic Committee of Ghana, Samson Deen, has sued him for inflicting critical damages to his exhausting earn popularity.
In response to a writ issued by the Kumasi Excessive Court docket and sighted by Ghana Sports activities On-line, Izayman, a former producer of Angel FM in Kumasi, produced, circulated, and distributed content material deemed to be defamatory to the character of the revered chief and profitable businessman.
Izayman, largely regarded by many as a cannon-fodder media practitioner, is famous for publishing unprintable insults on high-net people and respectable personalities who specific variant opinions on issues bothering on nationwide improvement.
Deen, who performed an influential function in giving Ghanaian followers a memorable expertise throughout Ghana’s maiden look on the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany, is praying with the court docket to grant him an order directed at Izayman to retract the publication made on Eagle Sports activities WhatsApp platform and render an unqualified apology to him on the identical media on which the defamatory assertion was made, and to additional publish an apology in three (3) separate publications of the Every day Graphic newspaper and another newspaper with nation’s huge protection.
He’s additionally asking the court docket to concern an order of perpetual injunction restraining Izayman, both performing alone or performing by his brokers, assigns, or another individual related to him from additional publishing or inflicting to be printed, circulated, distributed, whether or not in print, digital format, social media or another type of mass media.
Under are copies of the writ of summons.