Combat Team Commander of Ghana Company 1 (GHANCOY 1) of the ECOWAS Security Stabilization Mission in Guinea-Bissau (ESSMGB) – Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) David Korsah has met with the Political Head of Mission – Professor (Prof) Hamidou Boly, to brief him on the COY’s operations, administrative and logistics matters, since its insertion.

The meeting was held on Wednesday, 6 July 2022, when Prof Hamidou Boly, who doubles as the Special Representative of The President of The ECOWAS Commission (SRPC), visited the GHANCOY 1 Camp, which is at the Presidential Palace in Bissau.

Lt Col Korsah also cited projects being undertaken by the Presidency of Guinea-Bissau for the Company, to make troops comfortable; notwithstanding, the Commander enumerated challenges confronting the Unit.

The SRPC purposely visited the Ghanaian Combat Team, to welcome them to Guinea-Bissau on behalf of the ECOWAS Commission, and also acquaint himself with affairs of the Company, since deploying to Guinea-Bissau.

Prof Boly expressed concerns about challenges faced by ESSMGB GHANCOY 1, but assured that his outfit would channel proposals to surmount the hurdles, to the appropriate office for redress, as he stated his delight with the level of professionalism exhibited by GHANCOY 1, over the short time of their deployment.


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