Akwa Ibom Show Promoter Demands N10m From Duncan Mighty For Breaching Contract – What We Know!

Akwa Ibom Show Promoter Demands N10m From Duncan Mighty For Breaching Contract


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In keeping with a report by Each day Put up, a sum of N10 million has been slammed on a well-liked Nigerian musician, Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu, also called Duncan Mighty, over an alleged breach of contractual obligation to carry out reside on the grand opening pageant of Resorts Carabana in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Duncan Mighty was mentioned to have collected a sum of N3 million as a price to carry out because the visitor artist in the course of the grand opening from the promoter of the resort, Mr Nse Essien, however he failed to point out up.

In a letter dated January, 7, 2022, and addressed to Duncan Mighty by Mr Essien’s lawyer, Inibehe Effiong (Esq), the breach of contract has brought on plenty of psychological misery, monetary loss, destructive enterprise score and reputational harm to the organisers after large publicity of his (Duncan Mighty) presence on the event.

The lawyer, along with the cost for damages, demanded the refund of N3 million and an unreserved public apology which should be revealed as video on his Instagram web page.

A part of the letter obtained by our correspondent learn thus, “You entered right into a Contract with our consumer, underneath which you accepted our consumer’s provide to carry out as a visitor artist on the grand opening pageant of Resorts Carabana held in Uyo on the 2nd day of January, 2022.

“By the mutually agreed phrases of the contract, the consideration on your look and musical efficiency on the occasion was N2,500,000.00 (Two Million 5 Hundred Thousand Naira) along with the sum of N500,000.00 (5 Hundred Thousand Naira) for enterprise class air tickets because you insisted on touring by air to Uyo with two members of your crew.

“Our consumer dutifully fulfilled his obligations underneath the contract by paying the sum of N3,000,000.00 (Three Million Naira) in two tranches of N2,000,000.00 (Two Million Naira) and N1,000,000.00 (One Million Naira) respectively being the cumulative quantity accruable to you on your reside efficiency and flight/journey bills.

“Being a public occasion, our consumer launched into rigorous publicity and spent vital sum of money on advertorials saying to the entire world that you just, Duncan Mighty, shall be performing reside on the mentioned occasion.

“To the utter consternation and indescribable embarrassment of our consumer, you failed or refused to attend the well-publicized occasion. As a direct results of your absence on the occasion, our consumer has suffered emotional misery, psychological trauma, monetary loses, reputational harm, destructive enterprise score and public odium.

“Our consumer has additional briefed us that neither you, nor any member of your crew, deemed it pertinent to achieve out to our consumer after defaulting in your contractual obligation. You handled our consumer with contempt, not minding that our consumer had publicized your invitation to the occasion and spent appreciable sum of money in furtherance of similar.

“It’s the gentle of the foregoing that we demand the next from you: Refund of the sum of N3,000,000.00 (Three Million Naira) paid into your account by our consumer which you haven’t earned, having didn’t fulfil the aim for which the cash was paid by our consumer to you.

“Publish a video in your Instagram web page apologizing unreservedly to our consumer, his visitors and members of the general public who got here to the occasion in expectation of your attendance and reside efficiency.

Pay the sum of N10,000,000.00 (Ten Million Naira) to our consumer as damages for the breach of your contractual obligation, the resultant embarrassment, psychological misery, reputational harm and monetary loses occasioned to our consumer on account of your failure to carry out on the occasion.”

The letter concluded with a warning that failure to fulfill the calls for inside 48 hours of the receipt of the shape would make them take authorized measures in opposition to him.

In the meantime, when contacted, the Particular Assistant to Governor Udom Emmanuel on Leisure, David Sergeant (Utang Akwa Ibom), mentioned the promoters of the occasion can at all times search redress within the court docket of legislation.

In keeping with him, “the perfect factor is to take the individual to court docket, that may be a breach of contract and it’s in opposition to the legislation. Alternatively, if the individual explains to the promoters the explanation she or he couldn’t come and refund the cash, then the lawsuit will not be neccessary.”

Nevertheless, all efforts to achieve Duncan Mighty, to get his personal aspect of the story, proved abortive as all of the calls put throughout to him in addition to textual content messages and an e mail had been ignored.