Nana Addo cuts sod for the construction of the National Cathedral (photos)

The president of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa has cut the sod for the construction of the much talked about National Cathedral.

The design if the project was also unveiled.

“Mr. Speaker, the interdenominational National Cathedral that will be located in the heart of the capital stands to help unify the Christian community as a place of worship and promote the national conversation on the role of faith in building Ghana. With the participation of various churches in the administration of the Cathedral, collective ownership of the project by the churches is envisioned.

“The Board of Trustees and the Secretariat have been established, and preparatory works for the construction of the Cathedral have begun. Procurement processes to select a contractor are expected to conclude by the end of the year and construction is expected to begin in March 2020,” he told Parliament.

The cathedral chapels and baptistery, a music school, an art gallery, and a Bible museum.

The project will start on the 6th of March 2020 as part of Ghana’s 60 year anniversary.

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