National Communications Officer of the NDC, Sammy Gyamfi can now heave a sigh of relief after a three-year defamation cass brought before a high court by Vokacom Limited, developers of the GhanaPostGPS app, was dismissed today. The Company in 2018 deemed some comments made by Sammy Gyamfi at a press conference called at the instance of CDG-GH as defamatory and filed a lawsuit demanding some GhC3million in damages.Despite the suit, Mr. Gyamfi and his lawyer, Edudzi Tamakloe mounted a spirited defense as he stood by every word he uttered at the said conference and after three years of litigation, the judge at the Accra High Court ruled in favour of the NDC's Communications Officer and went ahead to award a cost of Ghc 8,000 against Vokacom Limited.
"The Court after considering the facts of the case and the evidence adduced during the trial, dismissed the action of the Plaintiff (Vokacom Limited). Cost of GHS8,000 was awarded by the Court against the Plaintiff, Vokacom Company Limited," Sammy Gyamfi wrote about his legal victory in a statement.
Mr. Gyamfi, himself, a lawyer by profession expressed gratitude to his legal representative for his service and for standing by him through out the case. He also thanked the Honourable Court for standing by what he said was the truth.
"My special and profound appreciation goes to my lawyer and brother Edudzi Tamakloe Esq. for his pro-bono legal services and for standing by me every step of the way. I am most grateful to the Honorable Court for upholding the truth," he added.
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