The logo for the Ghana@60 celebration has been unveiled in Accra Thursday by the President of the Republic, Nana Akufo-Addo.
The president also revealed that Ghana’s 60th-anniversary celebration will cost the country GHC 20 million.
According to him the cost of the celebration would not only be borne by the state but also Ghanaian citizens and organizations.
Speaking at the unveiling ceremony at the Flagstaff House, Nana Addo noted that Ghanaians should use the celebration as period for reflection on what makes us Ghanaian.
“This diamond jubilee commemoration is estimated to cost some GHc 20 million and I am hoping that individual Ghanaians, the Ghanaian private sector and corporate Ghana in particular, will provide the funds for this anniversary.” “My ambition is to commemorate this anniversary with minimum or no burden at all on the national treasury… this must be a Ghanaian undertaking in its true sense and I am appealing to all Ghanaians to chip in to make a success of this important undertaking,” the President added.
Touching on the logo, the president opined that the “Ghana@60 logo symbolized the diversity and unity of our country and the aspirations of the Ghanaian people for a dignified and prosperous future.”