Ghana Set To Begin Construction of A war Command College
The Military High Command and the Ministry of Defense have been charged with beginning the process of establishing a War Command College in the nation this year, according to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
He said that the duty of providing the initial funding for the College’s establishment has been delegated to the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GET Fund).
On February 1st, Mr. Akufo-Addo made this statement at the Ghana Armed Forces’ 2023 West Africa Soldier’s Socialization Activities (WASSA) at Burma Camp in Accra.
He iterated “The government will not relent in its effort to transform the Ghana Armed Forces into a formidable modern force and will continue to help enhance the capacity and capability of the Armed Forces towards the development 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 also appreciated the part the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) play in maintaining the nation’s security and stability.
“The government and the people of Ghana continue to appreciate the sacrifices of the Ghana Armed Forces Forces towards ensuring peace and security both internally and externally.
Your joint patrols with the Ghana Police service to combat armed robbery and other crimes, your role in keeping our land borders safe, the protection of our maritime domains in the airspace to secure our strategic assets, the provision of health services to many civilians in areas that you are deployed, the protection of the environment in the fight against the menace of illegal mining, the opening up of remote areas to facilitate economic activities, your continued assistance through programs targeted at deprived communities in our society have improved greatly the maintenance of peace and security we enjoy as a nation.
“On the international scene, you continue to bring credit to our nation by your performance in peace operations in Mali, Sudan, Guinea Bissau The Gambia. The government and people of Ghana say again a big thank you for all your efforts and achievements.”
He iterated “Before I conclude, let me assure you that the NPP government of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Akufo-Addo is fully committed to the well-being and welfare of the men and women of the Ghana Armed Forces.
“We will continue to stay through to the pledges we made in our 2016 and 2020 manifestoes, brought into and retained my party the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and I in office.
“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.”