A former deputy General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Obiri Boahen has described Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa as the new Anas Aremeyaw Anas in town following his investigation into some monetary transactions made the National Cathedral Secretariat to Rev. Kusi Boateng.
Speaking on Wontumi TV which was monitored by Wontumionline.com, Nana Obiri Boahen called board members of the National Cathedral to listen to some concerns raised by the Member of Parliament for North Tongu noting that the scandals surrounding the construction of the edifice was becoming too much.
The National Cathedral Secretariat has responded to claims of conflict of interest and corruption on the part of Rev Kusi Boateng, Secretary of the Secretariat by Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa.
The National Cathedral Secretariat insists that payment made to the company (JNS Talent Centre), Okudzeto Ablakwa links to Rev Kusi Boateng, was a refund of a loan the company had given to the Secretariat.
Rev Dr Opoku Mensah, Executive Director of the Secretariat said that “as a normal verification – expected of a Member of Parliament – would have revealed, this was not an illegal payment but rather a refund of a short-term interest free loan made by JNS to top up the payments to the contractors of the National Cathedral.