Peoples Democratic Party’s chieftain, Raymond Dokpesi’s visa has been revoked by the United States has revoked the visa of the because his name is on the looters’ list released by the FG.
The owner of Raypower and AIT as a result has sued Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed. Dokpesi is seeking N5 billion as damages for alleged defamation of character, The Nations reports.
According the Media Mogul the FG sent his name as a looter to the United States Embassy, which in turn notified him on March 16 that his visa had been revoked. He noted that the publication of his name as a looter was malicious since he has not been convicted by any court of competent jurisdiction.
What Dokpesi is asking the court to do
The plaintiff prayed that the retraction and apology to him be published both in the social media and in newspaper and televisions stations. He is also praying for an order compelling the defendants, including Attorney-General of the Federation Abubakar Malami (SAN), to publish a full retraction of the defamatory publications and to apologise to him.