Dennis Osei Gyamfi, GNA
Accra, Aug 14, GNA – The Ghana Armed Forces Regular Career Course (RCC) 34 and Short Service Commission
/ Special Duties 33 have commissioned a mechanised borehole at the Dzorwulu
Special School as part of events to mark its Silver Jubilee celebrations.
The 180-metre deep
mechanised borehole is connected to overhead water tanks to the Boys
Dormitory’s ablution of the school.
The Group also
donated bedsheets, toiletries, nebulizers, and hand sanitizers to the
Children’s Ward of the 37 Military Hospital before presenting two projectors
and nine-footer deep freezer to the Ghana Military Academy, their alma mater.
Colonel Fred Ntiri,
Group President, who led the group to make the presentations at separate events
in Accra, said the Group was happy to give back to humanity as a way of
appreciation to the society.
The donations formed
part of the Group’s 25th anniversary celebration on the theme; “25
years of Quality Training: Service to Humanity.”
He gave the
assurance that, the group would continue to contribute their quota to the
service of humanity in every area of life they found themselves.
He said the group
was proud to have had the current Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), who was
then Major Obed Boamah Akwa, as their Special Division 33 Course Commander.
Mr Frederick Tetteh,
Assistant Headmaster of the Dzorwulu Special School, thanked the group for the
gesture and urged the public to follow suit.
He said, access to
water was a big challenge for the students who had to go through uncomfortable
situations before getting water and the mechanised borehole would help in
maintaining clean washrooms and improve the health conditions of the dormitory.
William Omani-Agyekum, Military Academy Training School (MATS) congratulated
the group on their 25th anniversary and thanked them for the
He urged the present
intake of officer cadets to emulate their senior officers and come back to help
in the future and admonished the group to stay focus and united as they were.
Some of the
representatives of the group who were present at the events included; Colonels
Franklin Worlanyo Agbebo – Public Relations Officer, Glover Annan, Ishmael
Boglo, Francis Sasu, Charles Budu Kumi, Richard Kinney, John Ampadu, Albert
Sinson Ogaja, Gp Capt Nii Mills, and Capt (rtd) Fred Chidi.
The group were
commissioned on 12th August, 1994 as Officers of the Ghana Armed
Forces (GAF) from the Ghana Military Academy (GMA) with a total of 68 intakes.
The RRC 34 and
SSC/SD 33 Intakes have majority of their members serving now as Colonels (Col)
and Group Captains (Gp. Cpt) with some on United Nations Peacekeeping Missions,
whilst others have retired and veered into different fields of practice
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