- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the government has sanctioned the strategic expansion and modernisation of the Ghana Armed Forces, GAF
- The expansion will better position the country to deal with contemporary, emerging, and future security threats
- The president disclosed this at the Military Academy Graduation parade for Regular Career Course 61, held at the Military Academy and Training School on Friday
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has disclosed that the government has approved the strategic expansion and modernisation of the Armed Forces.
The development will help address the nation's contemporary, emerging, and future security threats.
President Akufo-Addo attended the Military Academy Graduation parade for Regular Career Course 61 at the Military Academy and Training School, where he made this known.
''The strategic expansion and modernization of the Armed Forces, in line with the threat analysis and the acquisition of the requisite equipment, logistics, infrastructure development, and increase in manpower, are being pursued vigorously,'' he said.
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The ceremony, which happened at Teshie in Accra, saw other high-level personalities in attendance.
Beautiful photos from the occasion are available on the president's verified socials.
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