SAHARA REPORTERS RISKS N1BILLION LAWSUIT
The Delta State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr Misan Kubeyinje, has threatened to sue New York based online news website, Sahara Reporters to the tune of N1billion for allegedly falsifying a story about him.
Speaking through his lawyer Mr Kubeyinje asked Sahara Reporters to retract the publication and apologize within 7 days, or face a N1 billion lawsuit.
Sahara reporters had on the 12th of May published a story with the title “Delta Commissioner in open confrontation with his SA over N1Billion Agriculture Loan” where it accused the commissioner of almost going into a physical combat with his Special Assistance, Dr. Edwin Uwagie-Ero which eventually led to his resignation.
According to Sahara Reporters, both the Commissioner and the former Special Assistant where contacted and gave their own side of the story before going to press.
You can read the report by Sahara Reporters HERE