By Godwill Arthur-Menssh, GNA
Accra,Aug. 16, GNA – Govt has re-affirmed its determination to
useful resource the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College or university to manage its
standing as a centre of excellence for education soldiers in Africa.
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, gave the
assurance at the joint graduation ceremony of Senior Division System 40 and
2019 Batch IV of MSc Defence and Worldwide Politics in Accra on Friday.
In all, 67 center and senior level army
officers and civilians, comprising 40 officers from the Ghana Armed Forces and
27 Allied pupils from 13 African nations around the world and other staff from sister
safety services, sector and Civil Services graduated following 11-thirty day period intense
Dr Bawumia certain of government’s take care of
to continue on supporting the College or university with all the vital demands to
keep its position as one of the prime-notch finding out centres on the African
Continent, describing the College or university as a “prime countrywide asset.”
In that regard, he stated federal government would
before long launch money by the Ghana Training Rely on Fund (GETFund) to the
completion of the 2nd period of the College’s household accommodation.
“We do value the relevance of the
Experiential Understanding with regard to the once-a-year Regional and African Analyze
Tours as element of the program package deal. The experiences from these tours keep on to
enable shape government’s guidelines.
“Government will have interaction appropriate
stakeholders which includes the GETFund to make the required assets accessible to
the College to entire the on-going residential lodging.
“It is gratifying to take note that considerably
progress has been designed on this project because my very last pay a visit to,” the Vice President
Whilst commending the graduands for their
successes, Dr Bawumia reminded them to utilise the know-how and practical experience obtained
to shield the sovereignty and integrity of their respective nations to
assure peace and tranquility.
The training course equipped the graduands with
leadership and analytical skills, conversation and managerial competencies, to participate in
significant job in management and offer expert management in defence,
safety and world-wide political troubles.
He encouraged the graduands, specially
these from other African nations to preserve the bond of friendship created
in the course of the period of schooling to help offer with numerous security worries in
“The folks you have fulfilled and the friendships
that you have developed in the training course of your training below in GAFCSC, are
essential in setting up awareness networks on matters of nationwide and
international strategic significance.
“Rely on me, retaining and sustaining
those cordial interactions at both equally the individual and qualified concentrations will
significantly boost your vocation accomplishments,” the Vice President encouraged.
Vice President Bawumia recommended Mr Dominic
Nitiwul, the Minister of Defence, Rear Admiral Moses Beick-Baffour, the
Commandant of the Higher education and the Command Board of the College or university as perfectly as the
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) for their
determination and direction.
He urged them to continue to be modern and
resourceful in order to meet up with the challenges of contemporary defence management.
Rear Admiral Moses Beick-Baffour, the
Commandant of the Faculty, in his welcome tackle, explained the African Continent
was nevertheless faced with complicated stability problems such as endemic poverty,
piracy and transnational crimes and urged the graduands to use the skills
acquired to offer with them.
Main Isaac Boako of the Ghana Armed Forces
was adjudged the Total Very best Graduating College student, although Lt Cdr A.A. Oyediran of
Nigerian Navy, received the Very best Allied College student Award.