Ghana’s plan to build national shrine stirs controversy

Ghana’s government has sparked controversy by announcing plans to build a national shrine. The country is already executing a plan to construct a national cathedral in fulfillment of an election pledge by its President Nana Akufo-Addo. That decision to build a national cathedral sparked controversy and protest but the government insisted on going ahead with the project. This week Ghana’s Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Samuel Kofi Dzamesi announced that some traditional groups have been canvassing for a national shrine. Dzamesi said the government will explore the possibility of satisfying…

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