Comedian and Television show host, Kwaku Sintim-Misa, popularly known as KSM has added his voice to the ongoing debate about the construction of a National Cathedral by the Akufo-Addo led government, and their recent appeal for Ghanaians to donate 100 cedis every month to support the project.
His comment was in reaction to Ken Ofori-Atta’s recent appeal for Ghanaians to make monthly donations to support the building of the controversial National Cathedral.
Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, while presenting the 2021 Mid-Year review Budget Statement and Economic Policy on Thursday urged all, including Members of Parliament, to be part of the one million Ghanaians projected to support the initiative dubbed, “Ketewa biara nsua” with GH₵100 a month.
He noted Ghanaians could support the noble cause by dialing the short code *979#.
But this call, according to some Ghanaians, is misplaced. They say the government should rather look at raising revenue to improve the health and education sectors as well as provide Ghanaians with good roads and other social amenities.
In the same line, KSM also believes that the government should rather focus on making more investments in the health sector instead of building a cathedral for God, who is not homeless.
According to him, God is not homeless and so there’s no need building a cathedral for him while our health sector remains poor and needs more investment.
“Jesus said; “In my father’s house, there are many MANSIONS”. God is not HOMELESS. Invest in improving the Health sector, not CATHEDRALS,” he wrote on Twitter.
He supported his claim with with a biblical verse, John 14:2.