Nigerian musician, Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu aka Duncan Mighty has been referred to as out for breaching a contract.
The sum of N10 million has been slammed on the musician after he was paid to carry out stay on the grand opening pageant of Resorts Carabana in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, however he failed to point out up.
Duncan Mighty was mentioned to have collected a sum of N3 million as a charge to carry out because the visitor artist through 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 precipitated lots of psychological misery, monetary loss, unfavorable enterprise score and reputational injury to the organisers after vast 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 printed 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 shopper, below which you accepted our shopper’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 to 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 shopper dutifully fulfilled his obligations below 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 to your stay efficiency and flight/journey bills.
“Being a public occasion, our shopper launched into rigorous publicity and spent important amount of cash on advertorials asserting to the entire world that you simply, Duncan Mighty, might be performing stay on the mentioned occasion.
“To the utter consternation and indescribable embarrassment of our shopper, you failed or refused to attend the well-publicized occasion. As a direct results of your absence on the occasion, our shopper has suffered emotional misery, psychological trauma, monetary loses, reputational injury, unfavorable enterprise score and public odium.
“Our shopper has additional briefed us that neither you, nor any member of your crew, deemed it pertinent to achieve out to our shopper after defaulting in your contractual obligation. You handled our shopper with contempt, not minding that our shopper had publicized your invitation to the occasion and spent appreciable amount of cash in furtherance of identical.
“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 shopper which you haven’t earned, having did not fulfil the aim for which the cash was paid by our shopper to you.
“Publish a video in your Instagram web page apologizing unreservedly to our shopper, his visitors and members of the general public who got here to the occasion in expectation of your attendance and stay efficiency.
Pay the sum of N10,000,000.00 (Ten Million Naira) to our shopper as damages for the breach of your contractual obligation, the resultant embarrassment, psychological misery, reputational injury and monetary loses occasioned to our shopper 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 towards 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 courtroom of regulation.
In line with him, “the perfect factor is to take the individual to courtroom, that could be a breach of contract and it’s towards the regulation. Alternatively, if the individual explains to the promoters the explanation she or he couldn’t come and refund the cash, then the lawsuit is probably not neccessary.”
Nonetheless, all efforts to achieve Duncan Mighty, to get his personal facet of the story, proved abortive as all of the calls put throughout to him in addition to textual content messages and an e mail have been ignored.