The President of the Republic of Ghana has revealed that, Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) will begin the process of establishing a war collage in the country this year. He said the collage could provide improved professional education for the highest levels of military leadership.
The institution, which is to be established with a seed capital from the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund), is expected to be the capstone of Ghana’s military education system.
It could provide and improved the professional education of the highest levels of military leadership when established.
The president announced this at the GAF’s 2022 end of year West African Soldiers Social Activities (WASSA) celebrations at Burma camp in Accra.
He told the gathering that he had tasked the Defence Minister and the military high command to ensure that the War Collage becomes operational this year.
The intended war collage will widen the scope of the training programmes already offered by the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) which is mandated to train GAF and allied officers of Africa.
The president, as the Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, reiterated his commitment to ensuring the continued retooling of the and transformation to enhance the capacity and capability of the Ghana Armed Forces.
He said the government would spare no effort to transform the GAF into a world-class military establishment, pledging that armed forces would be provided with improved training facilities, logistics and infrastructure to deal with contemporary security challenges.
He completed by saying; “The government and people of Ghana continue to appreciate the sacrifices of the armed forces in ensuring peace and security of our country.