Fund raising committee for national cathedral pays a courtesy call on Speaker


The Trustees and a fund raising committee of the national cathedral led by Arch Bishop Duncan Williams has paid a courtesy call on Parliament and the speaker of parliament yesterday (Monday).

The chairman of the Committee, Bishop Duncan William explained Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye that the committee has tasted with the responsibility of raising funds towards the construction if the cathedral.

He said, members of the trustees are in parliament to officially to invite Mr speaker to a fund raising event which has been scheduled to take place on the 28th December, 2018.

According to Bishop Duncan Williams, the committee has already been to the houses of former presidents, John Dramani Mahama, Jerry John Rawlings and will end at the residence of the former president John Agyekum Kufour to officially invite him as well.

In welcoming the delegation, the Rt Hon. speaker of parliament, Prof. Mike Aaron Oquaye said, he want Ghanaians to know that, when God wants to do something, whether in a church, club, in the society or in a country, he would want to do so with people in authority and those that he can trust.

He admonished Ghanaians to support the president towards the construction the cathedral.

Speaking on behalf of the Minority leader, Hon. Kwame Agbodza Governs said, the committee for the fund raising should be able to give clarity on some issues raised concerning how the national cathedral is been funded.

He indicated that there were a lot of controversies surrounding the cathedral hence the need for clarity.

He indicated that, the Ghanaian people have divided into three groups, those who think the building of the national cathedral is not needed, those who will criticise it and give their support and finally, those who will always give their support without thinking of any effect no matter what comes up.

Mr. Agbodza also lamented reasons why buildings were demolished for the construction of the building.

For the second Deputy majority chief whip Moses Anim, the national cathedral will be a point of contact to God

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