By Kofi Ampeah-Woode, Bawku
As part of the EX-EAGLE CLAWS ’21, the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) – Vice Admiral (V/Adm) Seth Amoama has a presented assorted and essential goods to the Bawku Senior High Technical School.
On Thursday, May 27th, 2021, when the troops of 69 Airborne Force – Special Forces – the Eleven Mechanized Battalion (XI Mech Bn) and the Formed Police Unit (FPU) of the Ghana Polise Service, were at the school to use the terrain for special purpose training, the CDS, in the company of his Service Commanders, made the donation to the school authorities.
The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) – Major General (Maj Gen) Thomas Oppong-Peprah, also pledged to have the entire block of the school’s Girls’ Dormitory painted, to ecstatic applause by the students.
In addition to the presentation to the school, to the excitement of both teacher and student, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) – Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Frank Hanson, directed the Air Force crew on the ground, who airlifted selected teachers and students, around the township of Bawku, for them to have an aerial view of their habitation and community.
Also present at the event were the Regional Police Commander DCOP Saibu Gariba, the Second in Command Bawku Fire Service DO1 Juliet Crabbe, the Bawku divisional Commander for NIB Mr Augustin Darfur and some senior Officers from Army headquarters and Northern Command headquarters.