Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia has disclosed that military barracks across the country will undergo major renovation in a bid to provide accommodation for troops and also upgrade the housing conditions.
He also pledged that the government will upgrade other military installation and facilities such as the 37 military hospital, designate the yet to be completed the Military hospital in the Ashanti Region as emergency hospital and also the construct a new military hospital in the Northern region.
“Special Medical Intake III training arose out of the high demand for officers of the Medical Corps to man the 37 Military Hospital, the medical reception stations in various garrisons of the GAF, the upcoming military hospital in Kumasi and also to meet the demand for international Peace Support Operations,” the vice president said.
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“The 37 Military Hospital will be upgraded with a new set of state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment to make it fit its merit as a referral hospital attending to the needs of the huge military and civilian populations.”
He also praised the military’s role in restoring democracy in The Gambia.
In his closing remarks, the vice president charged the graduand to uphold the “tried and tested image of the Ghana Armed Forces” by showing professionalism in the discharge of their duties.