Nana Bediatuo Asante, the Secretary to the President, has denied allegations that he his claiming ownership to a piece of land in near the Sandbox Beach resort in La.
He describes the claims made by a certain Jeffrey Tetteh as “spurious, unfounded and libellous.”
“Our client states without equivocation that the allegation by the said Mr. Tetteh that he is “illegally claiming title to a parcel of land” close to Sandbox Beach Resort is absolutely false. Furthermore, the allegation that Sandbox Beach Resort belongs to our client is also false,” a statement from Nana Bediatuo Asante’s lawyers said.
“We state emphatically that our client does not own nor have any interest in Sandbox Beach Resort. We further state that our client has neither acquired nor claimed title to any parcel of land adjacent to it,” the statement added.
Nana Bediatuo Asante also rubbished assertions that he “intends to use the state machinery, by virtue of his position in the current administration, to annex the above-mentioned parcel.”
He is thus demanding an apology and a full retraction within 48 hours.
“We have advised our client on the various legal options available to him, including initiating an action in defamation in the event that the above demand is not heeded,” the statement noted.
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