General News of Thursday, 8 November 2018Source: Graphic.com.ghSupreme Court to hear arguments in national cathedral suitAn artist’s impression of the proposed national cathedralThe Supreme Court has directed the parties involved in a suit challenging the construction of a National Cathedral to file their legal arguments simultaneously within a week. The seven-member panel, presided over by Mr Justice Sophia Adinyera, fixed November 21, 2018 for hearing. Other members of the panel are Mr Justice Jones Dotse, Mr Justice Anin Yeboah, Mr Justice Sule Gbadegbe, Mrs Justice Vida Akoto-Bamfo and Mr Justice A. BackgroundPresident Nana Akufo-Addo cut the sod for the construction of the National Cathedral on March 6, 2017, as part of events that marked Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary. He, therefore, wants the apex court to declare the building of the National Cathedral and state involvement in the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca unconstitutional.
Source: GhanaWeb November 08, 2018 12:07 UTC