Government is however relying on corporate bodies and philanthropists to raise the amount.
The President who announced this during the unveiling of the the Ghana at 60 celebration logo Thursday, emphasized that the celebration will not be funded by the national purse.
“I hoping that individual Ghanaians, Ghanaian private sector and Corporate Ghana in particular, will provide the funds for this anniversary and my ambition is to commemorate the anniversary with a minimum or no burden at all on the national treasury”.
Chairman of the Ghana at sixty planning Committee, Ken Amankwah called on cooperate Ghana to generously provide the needed funds for the celebration.
Below is the full list of the committee members:
Ken Amankwa – Chairman
Samuel Abu Jinapor – Vice Chair
Duke Ofori-Atta – Secretary
Ama Serwaa Nyarko
Kwaku Danso Misa (Communication working group)
Abyna Ansah Adjei (Communication working group)
A representative from the vice president’s office
Director of State Protocol
Representative from State Protocol
Chief of Protocol – Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Chief Director at the Presidency
Director, Finance and Administration, at the Presidency
Director, Budget, at the Presidency
Group B: Institutional Representation