National Cathedral: Kusi-Boateng Vows To Seek Legal Redress Against Ablakwa’s Defamatory Statements

National Cathedral: Kusi-Boateng Vows To Seek Legal Redress Against Ablakwa’s Defamatory Statements

  • Rev Victor Kusi-Boateng has said claims of underhand dealings with the National Cathedral by North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, are false
  • He said in a statement issued on January 17, 2023 that he has always dealt with the state and the cathedral secretariat fairly and that the allegations of corruption are malicious
  • He has vowed to drag the MP to court for making "deliberate statements" against his person

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Secretary to the board of the National Cathedral Secretariat Rev Victor Kusi-Boateng has vowed to seek legal redress for what he believes to be defamatory statements against him by a legislator, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa.

Rev Kusi-Boateng said in a statement that the North Tongu legislator's allegations of corruption, dual identity and conflict of interest are inaccurate and malicious.

Kusi-Boateng says Ablakwa has deliberately defamed him.
Okudzeto Ablakwa (R) has said Rev Victor Kusi-Boateng has a dual identity. Source: UGC.
Source: UGC

He also said he welcomes the NDC MP's decision to take the matter to the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ).

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"When all is done, I will seek redress against Mr. Ablakwa for his deliberate defamatory statements against me. I will continue to contribute my quota to the National Cathedral project and offer my services to the Country to the best of my ability," he added.

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He stressed in the statement that there's never been any criminal intent or underhand dealings in his transactions with the government or the National Cathedral secretariat.

Unperturbed by the threat of legal action, the MP has reacted sarcastically thus:

"Now I am waiting for Kwabena Adu Gyamfi to also issue a statement and drag me to court."

North Tongu MP Makes Serious Allegations Against National Cathedral's Kusi-Boateng

In separate story, reported that yet another scandal has hit the National Cathedral project as its secretary, Rev Kusi-Boateng, is accused of using multiple identities.

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Okudzeto Ablakwa disclosed that Rev Kusi-Boateng is the same person on the board of JNS Talent Centre Ltd identified as Kwabena Adu Gyamfi.

Not long ago Ablakwa raised an alarm about a questionable GH¢2.6 million paid to JNS Talent Centre by the National Cathedral Board.

Ghanaians Saddened By Progress Of Work On National Cathedral Site

Also in a previous story, reported that a video of the progress of work on the Ghana National Cathedral has dropped on social media, prompting many Ghanaians to express disappointment in the government.

The video shows that the construction of the million-dollar facility is underway as machines and workers can be found on site but not much has been constructed.

Videos have sparked reactions from Netizens who are not satisfied with what their taxes are being used for.

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