The National Cathedral Secretariat has denied allegations made by Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa that there was something untoward happening with the National Cathedral Project.
The Secretariat insisted that the project has been implemented with integrity and with no criminality. Dr. Paul Opoku-Mensah, Executive Director of the National Cathedral of Ghana, added that the allegations were false and misleading.
According to a four-page press statement by the National Cathedral Secretariat, they have rejected the allegations made by Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa.
The Secretariat took time to debunk the allegations made by the legislator and insisted there was nothing untoward happening. “As we have insisted, the National Cathedral Project has been implemented with integrity, and with no criminality,” said Dr. Paul Opoku-Mensah .
The National Cathedral Project is a proposed interdenominational Christian cathedral that will serve as a national monument for Ghana. The project is being spearheaded by the government of Ghana and is expected to cost around $100 million .
The cathedral will be built on a 14-acre land at Ridge in Accra and will have a seating capacity of 5,000 people . The project has been met with mixed reactions from Ghanaians, with some questioning its relevance and cost .
Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa is a Ghanaian politician and Member of Parliament for North Tongu constituency in the Volta Region of Ghana. He is also a former Deputy Minister for Education in Ghana .