The current President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo has charged Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to ensure next year’s presidential election is held in a peaceful manner.
While addressing members of the Ghana Armed Forces at the end of year West African Soldier Social Activities (WASSA), the President underscored Ghana’s enviable position as the cradle of democracy and stability and the officers at the GAF to uphold this status.
Speaking at the program as the commander-in-chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, Nana Addo applauded the officers for their dedication to protecting the borders of the country, amidst the emergence of recent coup d’états in the Western parts of the African continent.
Touching on the recent disagreements between the Ghana Armed Forces and some traditional rules concerning land conflicts, the President assured the officers of the a quick resolution to the problem.
In addition, Nana Addo stressed on his government’s commitment to retooling the Ghana Armed Forces.
In response to this, the Chief of Defence Staff, Vice Admiral Seth Amoama commended the government for its support.
However, the Vice Admiral was quick to ask more support stating that just like Oliver Twist, the Ghana Armed Forces wants more and more support despite what they have been offered already.