In a statement, the founder and general overseer of Power Chapel Worldwide said he would avail himself of the investigation by the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), after which he would seek redress.
“I have noticed some defamatory publications and accusations made against my person by North Tongu MP Samuel Okudjeto Ablakwa. I am informed that Mr. Ablakwa has requested the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to investigate the allegations leveled against me.
“I want to assure the public that the statements made by Mr. Ablakwa are a distorted narrative of events to pursue a malicious political agenda. There was no criminal intent or any crime in my dealings with the Government of Ghana or the National Cathedral.
“I am looking forward to the (CHRAJ) hearing, during which I will present my side of the matter to the commission. Subsequently I will address the matters fully publicly without trying to prejudice the public mind as he has done. Additionally, when all is over, I will seek redress against Mr. Ablakwa for the willful defamatory statements against me. .
Mr. Okudjeto Ablakwa, on Monday, January 16, appealed to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to investigate the payment of GH₵ 2.6 million to JNS Talent, a company owned by the Secretary of the National Cathedral Board, Victor Kusi Boateng. Under a different identity.
Mr Ablakwa alleged last Wednesday that some GH¢2.6 million was paid to JNS Talent Center Limited, which runs a kindergarten in Davhenya, to help build the cathedral.