Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta has revealed that the country will spend an estimated $100 million to put up the National Cathedral.
Even though the government came out strongly to denied that government will not spend a dime on the construction of the National Cathedral when the issues first crop up.
Mr Ofori-Atta while presenting the 2020 Budget on the floor of Parliament on Wednesday said that the actual construction of the Cathedral will commence in March 2020.
He said the government will complete the selection process for a contractor by the end of December.
Speaking on Asempa FM’s political talk show ‘Ekosii Sen’ programme on Thursday, the Finance Minister announced that the board overseeing the construction of the Cathedral will spend up to $100 million on the Cathedral.
”The National Cathedral would cost about $100m…,” he said in response to a question on how much the government will likely spend on the Cathedral.
He further said that government will is ‘giving a seed money of about 10-20m Dollars for the construction of the Cathedral.’
Story: News Desk