• Wed. Aug 10th, 2022

Dr. Bawumia congratulates GAF on its success in eradicating galamsey and encourages them to keep fighting.

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has urged the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to continue fighting illegal mining (Galamsey) and logging in Ghana.

According to him, the GAF’s anti-galamsey objective will aid in the protection and safeguarding of the country’s interests.

Speaking at the Ghana Military Academy’s short-service commission special duties course 59 in Accra, the Vice President stated that, “I urge the military to stay unfazed in the fight against illegal mining and logging. I thank the Ghana Armed Forces for the victories they have achieved in cleaning out illegal miners from our water bodies.”

Dr. Bawumia recalled the military’s and other security agencies’ tireless efforts to protect the country’s interests against terrorism…

He stressed the importance of the military and other government authorities continuing to battle illegal mining and lumbering in the country.

The vice president further indicated the government’s intention to construct around 800 housing units for the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF).

The military academy graduated 158 officers in all.

At the military academy, these officers underwent special duty courses. Tactics and drills were among the training offered to prepare commanders in the military.

Deserving officers were recognized, and officer Vivian Ofosu was named the best course officer overall.

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