Ghanaians angry as government demolishes beautiful buildings for construction of national cathedral

Ghanaians angry as government demolishes beautiful buildings for construction of national cathedral

- Government has started demolishing buildings to pave way for the construction of a national cathedral

- The construction as proposed by the government has left Ghanaians divided

- Some of the Ghanaians have criticised the government for the proposal and described it as a “misplaced priority”

YEN.com.gh has seen photos of some buildings being demolished, which social media users have claimed that it was for the purpose of the construction of the proposed national cathedral.

The demolition exercise was to pave way so as to have the proposed national cathedral build on that land.

The edifices include residential facilities of Justices of the Court of Appeal, which according to reports, thousands of Ghana cedis was used in building.

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This means that the government has to acquire new residential facilities costing millions of Ghana cedis, for the Justices.

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This development has angered most Ghanaians who believe this act by the government is simply a misplaced priority.

For instance, a Facebook user, Sherif, said he doesn't want to believe the images, and described Ghana as a "sick country.":

Suleman also cried that the act was a misplaced priority on the part of the government:

Marc also complained that his community has no clinic, and would appreciate it if the government provides it with a clinic that the construction of the national cathedral:

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Alhassan described the act as very unfortunate:

Abdalla also questioned if there was no other land on which the national cathedral could be build than this very one:

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Meanwhile, the proposed construction of a national cathedral by the government has left citizens divided.

Some have argued that it simply does not make sense for the government to embark on such a project.

It was reported sometime ago, how a Muslim youth group was asking for a national mosque, while traditionalist also requested for a national shrine.

However, one of Ghana's popular pastors, Duncan Williams, has condemned those against the construction of the national cathedral.

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