President Akufo-Addo has inaugurated the Board of Trustees of the National Cathedral Project Thursday, charging them to deliver a formal monumental cathedral for Ghana.
Addressing the group of Clergy men and woman, the President identified three main areas that the board will be focusing on and they are to agree on the design of the project, supervise the construction of the building and even more importantly raising the finances for the Project.
The National Cathedral is one of the several legacy projects of the Ghana 60 years on anniversary celebration.
President Akufo-Addo charged the clergy and the church in Ghana to support the building of the National cathedral for the country.
The clergy team will also be responsible for the management of the facility once completed. The President was hopeful that the project will be completed in record time.
The board of trustees comprise the following; The Chairman, Most Reverend Asante Antwi, former Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana and his assistant, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, Charles Plamer Buckle. Prophet Kusi Boateng will be the member secretary to the board.
The rest of the members are, Apostle Opoku Onyinah, Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Rev. Joyce Agree, Executive Director of the Salt and Light Ministry, Presbyterian Moderator, Cephas Amenyo, Rt. Rev. Offei Akrofi, Archbishop Nicholas Dancun Williams, General overseer of the Christian Action Faith Ministries, Rev. Eastwood Anaba, Fountain Gate Chapel, Bishop Dag Herward Mills, Presiding Bishop of the Lighthouse Chapel International, Pastor Mensa Otabil, Senior Pastor of International Central Gospel Church, Rev Dr. Frimpong Manso, leader of the Assemblies of God Church and former Moderator of the Presbyterian church, Prof. Emmanuel Martey.
In a response on behalf of the Board, the Chairman Rt. Rev. Asante Antwi says he and his team are in a hurry just like the President disclosed in his State of the Nation address, to deliver the project for the people of Ghana.
He assured the President that he and his board will get to work immediately.