Astute football administrator Herbert Mensah has resorted to the court to have access to his two kids with Dr Zanetor Agyeman Rawlings, a daughter of former president Rawlings.
According to the former Asante Kotoko boss, he wants to know the state of the two children – Zethe Maia Mensah and Rhia Lyza Mensah.
He has filed a writ at the Juvenile Court (Suit No. A6/283/2016) against Dr Rawlings, who is the mother of the two and the NDC parliamentary candidate for the Klottey Korle constituency, under Section 44 of the Children’s Act 1998, Act 560.
The writ states: “Take notice that this honourable court will be moved by Nene Amegatcher, Esq Counsel for and on behalf of the Applicant herein praying this Honourable Court for an order giving the Applicant herein reasonable access to Zeithe Maia Mensah and Rhia Lyza Mensah (The Children) in general and in particular for an order that:
– The children spend their holidays and weekends with the Applicant throughout the period of school holidays and weekends either in the Applicant’s home in Ghana or London;
– That the children’s biological mother, Dr Zanetor Agyeman Rawlings the respondent herein, furnish the Applicant with an update report on the children since they relocated to Ghana in January 2015 regarding their official residence, health, school and progress report.
The businessman in a Facebook post has hinted he has done his best to get the issue resolved outside the public’s eye, but has failed hence his decision to go to court to compel Dr Zanetor to give him access to his children.
Below is his Facebook post:
“What do you do when you have been wronged and instead of seeking a legal route for settlement you choose dialogue and it is ignored.
“This has happened to me and since the beginning of the year i have made 48 attempts (still counting) to communicate for resolution and only spoken 7 times (ignored, disrespected or selectively answered on other occasions)!
“Anyone who knows me will appreciate that i am a deep thinker and rarely act rashly or push disagreements to points of litigation. Indeed i believe that litigation should only be a last resort after you have tried and indeed foretold on more than 20 occasions.
“Sadly i now head for satisfaction and relief knowing the implications to many people’s lives and careers. It is truly sad when people allow bad advise, pride and arrogance to determine their present future!”