Ghana@60 celebration to cost GHC20m

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

Eugene Arhin

Lord Commey

Sam Ellis

Edmond Boateng

Michael Ofori-Atta

Ama Serwaa Nyarko

Jefferson Sackey

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

Source: Ghana/Starr FM

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