The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will officially launch the National Cathedral of Ghana at a Fundraising Dinner at the Museum of the Bible on February 8, 2019 at 6pm.
This second event comes on the heels of the formal launch which was held in Accra on Friday, December 28, 2018.
The desire to build a national cathedral was expressed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo upon ascension to the presidency.
A 13-member board of trustees to be chaired by Most Reverend Samuel Asante Antwi has been inaugurated to ensure the construction of the 5,000-seater-capacity edifice.
On March 6, 2017, precisely the 60th anniversary of Ghana’s independence, President Akufo-Addo cut sod for the construction of the national cathedral.
The monument is expected to house chapels and baptistery. It will be expandable to accommodate 15,000 people for national events.
Aside the main auditorium, it will include a music school and Africa’s first-ever Bible museum and documentation center.
It will be expandable to accommodate 15,000 people for national events.
The National Cathedral, designed by the internationally acclaimed Architect, Sir David Adjaye –who designed the African American museum in Washington DC — provides a Cathedral for National purposes.