By Kofi Ampeah-Woode
The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), has received Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and 20 infrared thermometers, from the Forestry Commission of Ghana, to be distributed to health facilities located in the vicinity of the renowned military college.
The donation, made on Friday, 8th May, 2020, at the Commission’s premises at Achimota, forms part of its contribution in the fight against COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the global health menace.
The Commandant of GAFCSC – Rear Admiral (R/Adm) Moses Beick–Baffour, said the commission has been supporting the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), diversely and early 2020, the college received several items from the natural heritage body, which included some quantities of wood, with which desks were produced for schools in the Shai-Osudoku District, whiles part of the wood was used to construct a vehicle parking garage, for the military college.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Forestry Commission – Kwadwo Owusu-Afriyie, presenting the equipment to the military, said since the advent of the health attack on the country in March, the commission has supported various institutions, such as the Achimota Police Station and Hospital, Legon Hospital, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital and five other hospitals in Kumasi.
Facilities targeted to benefit from the donation include the Teshie Medical research centre and the Family Health University College and Hospital.
Also present were the Dean of Academics, GAFCSC – Dr Vladimir Antwi-Danso, the Deputy CEO of the commission – John Allotey and other senior military officers of the prestigious military academic institution.