Display a high sense of moral integrity - Mahama tells new officers

The President was speaking at the 2015 graduation parade of the Ghana Military Academy in Accra on Thursday

President John Mahama

The Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, President John Mahama has charged newly commissioned officers to display a high sense of moral integrity as they go about their daily activities in order to achieve greater heights in their line of duty.

Speaking at the 2015 graduation parade of the Ghana Military Academy in Accra on Thursday, President Mahama said “Ghanaians are proud of our Armed forces.  Let me therefore remind you, graduating officer cadets, that you are gaining entry into a force with a proud tradition of service. You must therefore not just behave with the highest professional efficiency but you must also display a sense of moral integrity."

President Mahama added that “Our armed forces have a heritage and tradition that we can be proud of. From the colonial area, Ghanaians as part of the West African frontier force saw action in many theatres which we now only recall in the names of or various barracks.  Domestically our troupes have emerged in times of natural disaster ensuring marine time safety and security and at all times working to assure the territorial integrity of our nation. This is indeed a proud tradition.”

Meanwhile, 75 officers regular Cadet Officers and 19 Short Service Commission and Special Duties Officers were commissioned.

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