Three benevolent Ghanaian individuals have donated ghc3, 000,000 each to support the celebration of the ensuing 60 year anniversary of the country, chairman of the Ghana at 60 planning committee, ken Amankwah revealed.
Speaking exclusively to GhanaWeb at the launch of the 60 year anniversary cloth, Mr. Amankwah also noted that one individual has promised to foot the budget of the ‘festival of culture’ which is part of the week-long celebration of the Ghana at 60 anniversary.
Meanwhile Unibank, Excellence In Broadcasting (EIB) network and Express Capital have donated GH¢300,000 cash ghc200, 000 worth of airtime and Ghc100, 000 cash respectively to the Ghana at 60 committee to complement their efforts toward a colorful 60th anniversary of the country.
These donations come at the back of President Akufo-Addo’s call on corporate Ghana and individuals to borne some of the cost of the celebration
“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” he said at the unveiling of the theme for the celebration.