It has been revealed that Ghanaians have contributed an amount of $50 million towards the building of the National Cathedral within 5 days after a national call for donation.
This was communicated by Rev Ameyaw Ebenezer Saka, Head of the Church Relations with the National Cathedral project.
Actually, it will cost Ghana, $100 million to put up the national cathedral and the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta- when he appeared before parliament last Thursday encouraged Ghanaians to contribute at least GH¢100 towards the building to the national cathedral.
In a radio interview on 3 FM, Rev Ameyaw Ebenezer Saka encouraged Ghanaians to contribute towards the completion of the project.
“This is going to bring huge tourism in this country, a lot of people are going to get jobs and we will see tourism having a facelift,”
“On the onset before the Biblical Garden and the Bible Museum, it was pegged at a hundred million dollars, now that it has been added it will be a bit higher. I can’t tell you exactly but it will be a bit higher than the hundred million dollars.
“How much it has come in? Thank God we have gotten a seed amount from the state and also with the various fundraising we held in Accra in December 2018, in Washington in 2019 and also in Kumasi in January 2020, we have had a quite amount of money.
“I think that about half of the hundred million.”