A cleric, Prophet Adegoke Jeremiah, aka Billion Dollars Prophet, has slammed a N22 million defamatory suit against popular chef, Damilola Adeparusi, better known as Chef Dammy.
Frontviewafrica recalls that Chef Dammy recently called out Billion Dollars Prophet on social media, saying he should be held responsible if anything happens to her.
According to her, Billion Dollars Prophet had been threatening, cursing, and bullying her for months after her cook-a-thon.
The clergyman has now sued the chef for defamation.
In a letter signed by his lawyers, Bisayo Sule & Co Legal Practitioners, and dated 23rd October 2023, the Prophet demanded a retraction of the libelous statement on social media and two widely read national dailies and payment of a sum of N22 million for damages.
The letter partly read, “In view of the incalculable damage you have done to the good
reputation of our client, we demand a retraction of the libelous statement on all the social media particularly your Instagram page, and two (2) widely read national dailies.
“Additionally, we are demanding a sum of (Twenty Million Naira Only).
“N20,000,000:00 being Damages for the act of Defamation against our client.
“Take notice that you have seven (7) days from the date of service of this letter on you, the date of service inclusive to comply with our demand.
“Failure of which we shall not hesitate to seek a redress in the court of law.”