President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Akufo-Addo has revealed that he has tasked the Ministry of Defence and the Military High Command to start out the method of establishing a War Command College within the nation this yr.
The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GET Fund), he stated, has been tasked to supply the seed capital for the institution of the College.
Mr Akufo-Addo stated this on the 2023 West Africa Soldier’s Socialization Activities (WASSA) of the Ghana Armed Forces, at Burma camp in Accra on Wednesday, February 1.
He stated “The authorities is not going to relent in its effort to remodel the Ghana Armed Forces into a formidable fashionable power and can proceed to assist improve the capability and functionality of the Armed Forces in the direction of the event of our nation.
“I have tasked the Ministry of Defense and the Military High Command to begin the process of establishing a War College in Ghana this year. The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) has been tasked to provide the seed capital.”
He additional acknowledged the function the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) is taking part in in making certain peace and safety within the nation.
“The authorities and the folks of Ghana proceed to understand the sacrifices of the Ghana Armed Forces Forces in the direction of making certain peace and safety each internally and externally. Your joint patrols with the Ghana Police service to fight armed theft and different crimes, your function in retaining our land borders protected, the safety of our maritime domains within the airspace to safe our strategic property, the availability of well being companies to many civilians in areas that you’re deployed, the safety of the surroundings within the struggle towards the menace of unlawful mining, the opening up of distant areas to facilitate financial actions, your continued help by means of programmes focused at disadvantaged communities in our society have improved significantly the upkeep of peace and safety we get pleasure from as a nation.
“On the international scene, you continue to bring credit to our nation by your performance in peace operations in Mali, in Sudan, Guinea Bissau The Gambia. The government and people of Ghana say again a big thank you for all your efforts and achievements.”
At one other discussion board, President Akufo-Addo additionally assured the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) of his dedication to making sure their wellbeing.
Speaking on the commissioning of a 300-mattress capability lodging for younger troopers on the 37 army hospitals in Accra on Wednesday, February 1, he stated the federal government will proceed to assemble probably the most wanted lodging infrastructure to allow the 37 Military hospitals and the GAF to carry out their function
He stated “Before I conclude, let me guarantee you that the NPP authorities of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Akufo-Addo is absolutely dedicated to the properly-being and welfare of the women and men of the Ghana Armed Forces.
“We will proceed to remain by means of to the pledges we made in our 2016 and 2020 manifestoes, introduced into and retained my get together the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and I in workplace.
“The government will continue to construct the most needed accommodation infrastructure to enable the 37 Military Hospital and the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to perform their role as required by the Ghanaian people.”
The 300-mattress lodging mission was began in 2016 by means of the internally generated fund of the 37 Military hospital command however stalled in 2018 because of lack of assist.
The Jospong Group of Companies got here in with the wanted assist and solely financed the mission in 2021.
By Laud Nartey|3news.Com|Ghana
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