Supreme Court gives 'greenlight' for National Cathedral to be constructed

Supreme Court gives 'greenlight' for National Cathedral to be constructed

- The Supreme Court has in a unanimous decision refused an application seeking to halt ongoing construction works on the National Cathedral

- The seven-member panel presided over by Chief Justice Kwesi Anin on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, took a decision on the standoff

- They ruled that appropriate remedies exist to be used by the court to provide compensation if it rules against the state in the substantive case

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The Supreme Court has in a unanimous decision refused an application seeking to halt ongoing construction works on the National Cathedral.

The seven-member panel presided over by Chief Justice Kwesi Anin on February 18, 2020, ruled that appropriate remedies exist to be used by the court to provide compensation if it rules against the state in the substantive case.

A businessman, Jonathan Holm, is in court accusing government of allowing state land to be used in a manner that does not serve the public interest.

He wanted a declaration of the action as unconstitutional with the land returned to its original owners.

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President Akufo-Addo said God revealed to him to construct a National Catherdral if he wins the 2016 general elections, which he eventually won.

The 5,000-seater auditorium project will also bequeath to the country a gracious national park for all Ghanaians, bring new skills, technology and jobs to the country and will act as a beacon to national, regional and international tourists.

Construction is expected to begin in March 2020 and the Finance Minister is convinced that God would build His temple.

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In other news, President Akufo-Addo has promised the Chiefs and people of the Oti Region that his government would fix the deplorable roads in the region.

The President said he would replicate the feeder roads model to have motorable roads constructed in the region.

Akufo-Addo made the revelation at a ceremony on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at Nkwanta in the Oti Region while on a 3-day tour of the Oti and Volta Regions.

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