President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday morning cut the sod for construction of a national cathedral in Accra.
The cathedral, which will serve as an interdenominational worship centre, is to be constructed on the premises of the Scholarship Secretariat, near the Parliament House.
The President, performed the sod cutting ceremony whilst on his way to the 60th Anniversary celebration of Ghana’s independence at the Black Star Square.
Addressing the parade, President Akufo-Addo said the construction of the cathedral “is meant to be a gesture of thanksgiving to the Almighty for the blessings he has showered and continues to shower on our nation.”
According to him, the construction of the cathedral has been supported by many of the leading religious figures.