Kumawood actor, Kwadwo Nkansah aka Lilwin has been sued by Stephen Kwabena Opuni, the former Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD for defamation.
The comic actor, who doubles as a presenter on Adom TV’s I Can’t Think Far News programme, used the platform to say certain malicious (from the perspective Mr Opuni) things about Mr Opuni which has necessitated in the law suit.
Lilwin will be joined by his employers, Multimedia to defend the action of the actor which occurred via their medium.
Dr Opuni, together with Seidu Agongo is facing 27 charges of willfully causing financial loss of GHS217million to the state, through three separate fertiliser supply contracts between 2014 and 2016.
The contracts were GHS43.1million (2013/2014 cocoa farming season), GHS75.3million (2014/2015 cocoa farming season) and GHS98.9million (2015/2016 cocoa farming season) totalling GHS217million through sole-sourcing, the state claimed, adding that procurement procedures for sole-sourcing were not followed.