SONA 2022: We’re building modernised Armed Forces – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that his government is building a modernised Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), with higher numbers of personnel.

This, he said, is to ensure that they will be fit to meet the demands of the 21st century.

In his 2022 State of the Nation Address (SONA) delivered in Parliament on Wednesday March 30, he said “The accommodation problems facing the military have long been matters of national sadness.

“I am glad to say that the first stage of the Military Housing Project, dubbed the Barracks Regeneration Project, has started with construction going on at all garrisons across the country.”

He added “The Military Academy at Teshie is being modernized, and we are keeping our Armed Forces retooled and equipped to enable them live up to their duties.

“Each of the different branches of the Armed Forces – the Army, Navy and Airforce – has received significant financial assistance to upgrade its logistical bases, and strengthen its capabilities, and its welfare requirements are being substantially addressed.

“We are building modernised Armed Forces, with higher numbers of personnel, that will be fit to meet the demands of the 21st century.”

By Laud Nartey||Ghana

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