A Ghanaweb publication says the management of Gospel singer Celestine Donkor are set to sue Rev Obofour for using her song ‘Agbebolo’ in promoting his ‘31st December All Night Service’ without permission.
Ghanaweb adds that a query letter was sent to Rev Obofour on November 29, 2019. The source explains that the recorded promotional video for the pastor’s 31st night had been aired on Kiss TV, Lion TV, Sweet TV and Cash TV, all affiliate stations of Rev Obofour.
In the leaked letter signed by Christian Akwesi Buame Esq, lawyer for Celestine Donkor stated that:
My client informs me that, she has discovered you have used the song to record an advertisement of a program your Church intends organizing on December 31st night, without her consent and or authorization.
Consequent to that, the said advert recorded with the song is being played on 4 television stations namely Kiss TV, Lion TV, Sweet TV and Cash TV, known to be affiliated to your Church.
Having violated the Copy Rights Act 2005, Ghana, the management of Mrs. Celestine Donkor has demanded Rev Obofour render an account of profits made so for from using the song ‘Agbebolo’ in his promotions.
Reverend Obofour is yet to respond to the allegation