Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cut the turf for the start of the construction works on the controversial National Cathedral of Ghana. The President did that on the 5th of March, 2020. The edifice which is sited near the State House in the capital, Accra, is relied upon to be finished in four years, and is worth US$100 million.
Other than boosting the tourism sector of Ghana, the sacred building will connote an epitome of solidarity and harmony. The Cathedral will be a reproduction of the Garden of Gethsemane and the Wailing Wall in Israel. Authorities of the Cathedral will put a foundation stone at where the raised area will be laid after completion of the christian place of worship.
The intriguing part of the stone is that, it was flown from Israel from the Wailing Wall. This move is an indication to glorify God. Additionally, one of the motivations behind setting up this structure is to draw in African visitors who might not have the option to manage the cost of about $2,500 to go touring in Israel for this equivalent foundation stone.
With less than that amount of dollars, one can similarly visit Ghana for a delightful encounter and to feel the presence of God right in Ghana. A garden that resembles that of Gethsemane will also be made available, and will have the Wailing Wall. In fact, all the fruits and vegetables you have probably read in the Holy Bible will be in the garden. In another section, a delightful café will likewise be raised to draw in more international guests.
The Cathedral which will be erected soon, is for a thanksgiving motion to God for the blessings he has presented on Ghana on the event of its 60th commemoration. The Board of the Cathedral has just gotten GH¢100,000 from the principal man of the land, his excellency Nana Akufo-Addo. His commitment is intended towards his vow for the construction of the proposed National Cathedral.
The Board is additionally accepting funds and promises from over the world as an increasing number of individuals are radiating their best to guarantee the house of prayer is built right away.
The engineering of the National Cathedral was structured by British-Ghanaian planner Sir David Adjaye, the author and head of Adjaye Associates.
The National Cathedral will house sanctuaries and baptistery, 5000-seat in the fundamental assembly hall, expandable to 15,000 people for national events and festivities.
It will likewise incorporate among others, an excellent focal corridor, a music school, and will house Africa’s first-ever Bible Museum and documentation centre.