- He sounded very angry about the government asking Ghana to make monthly contributions to build the national edifice
- A Plus reckons there are more important things to spend that kind of money on
- He also added that people around the president are scared to tell him the truth
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Kwame Asare Obeng, known in Ghanaian showbiz and political circles as A-Plus, has slammed Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over the call for citizens to contribute to the building of the national cathedral.
On Thursday, July 29, 2021, YEN.com.gh reported that Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance had made a plea for Ghanaians to contribute towards the construction of the religious edifice during the reading of the mid-year budget review.
In a video posted on his Instagram account, A Plus lashed out at the decision, adding that there are a lot of pressing issues that would be wholly supported by Ghanaians should the government decide to raise funds for such.
To back his point, he mentioned that workers at Korle Bu, the nation's premier university feared one of the buildings would have collapsed during an earthquake.
"People didn't vote for you to build a church for any sky daddy. And God would be very angry that when you were sick, they didn't put you in a cathedral here, they took you to America," said A Plus.
"People have given you that privilege so at least create a place where people's kids won't die from malaria. That is being a human being. Nobody is afraid of anybody. Me I won't insult anybody but I am telling you exactly what it is."
The cathedral is expected to be commissioned on March 6, 2024, to commemorate Ghana's independence day.
Skip to 4 minutes 19 seconds to watch A Plus take Prez. Akufo-Addo on
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that A Plus had mocked President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over his 'failing' national policies.
In a post on Facebook, he suggested that President Akufo-Addo faces challenges in governing the country compared to his rhetoric when he was the opposition leader.
Obeng, who was an ardent supporter of President Akufo-Addo during the 2020 General Elections, also added the policies on which the President campaigned and usually bragged about are on what he calls "life support."
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