General News of Monday, 6 March 2017


President Akufo-Addo cuts sod for National Cathedral

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cut sod for the construction of a national cathedral to mark the 60th Anniversary of the country.

The President cut the sod on the morning of the Independence Day at the National Scholarship Secretariat in Accra.

The event was attended by notable men of God in the country including Archbishop Nicolas Duncan-Williams, Pastor Mensah Otabil, Palmer Buckle, Rev Victor Kusi, Past Moderator of the Presbytarian Church of Ghana, Prof Emmanuel Martey, Current Moderator of the Presby Church, Prof Cephas Narh Omenyo and several others.

The Cathedral would serve as a national place of worship and a location for the gathering to hold important religious ceremonies.

Speaking at the sod cutting ceremony, the President expressed the hope that the building would be completed very soon and serve its intended purpose.