The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has pleaded with Ghanaians to donate some money every month to build the National Cathedral.
While reading the Midyear Budget Review in Parliament yesterday, Mr Ofori Atta appealed to Ghanaians to donate at least, GHS 100 a month to complete the National Cathedral.
“Work on the National Cathedral is progressing speedily and following the program of the contractor. The National Cathedral is expected to be officially commissioned on March 6, 2024. Upon completion, the National Cathedral will provide a space for formal religious activities of state and symbolize the enormous contribution of faith to nation-building.”
He went on “this state and church partnership envisaged by the president to develop the National Cathedral is on course. An initiative; the GHC100 a month also dubbed “Ketoa Biaa Nsua” will be launched by the trustees of the National Cathedral on August 12, 2021, to give as many Ghanaians as possible the opportunity to be part of the history of the National Cathedral.”
The finance Minister indicated that a special short code has been developed for people to make the donations through it and urged members of the house to join and donate.
“A special shortcode 979 has been developed for this purpose as we look forward to Mr speaker and all the members of this august house join in the GHc100/a month.”