Col Asmah Assumes Office as Director Education

General Headquarters Education has conducted a handing and taking over ceremony for outgoing Director of Education, Brigadier General Felicia Twum-Barima and incoming Director Colonel (COL) A Asmah at the Directorate of Education on Friday 23 August 2019, Burma Camp.

The ceremony firstly commenced with a coordinating conference aimed at introducing the new Director to various Education officers and Heads of all Garrison schools.

The outgoing and incoming Directors were briefed on performance of various Armed Forces Schools. This included discipline, security, accommodation for teachers and academic performance.

Col Asmah was also updated on ongoing, completed and future projects to be undertaken. Brig Gen Twum-Barima cautioned all Headmasters not to pressure Parents Teacher Association (PTA) to participate in any School project.

Handing over the baton of authority to the new Director, Col Asmah, formerly Deputy Director Military Secretary, Brig Gen Twum-Barima thanked and appreciated efforts of staffs of the Directorate and stated that she had enjoyed the great support which saw her promoted to her new rank as female Brig Gen.

She furthermore charged all ranks and Civilian Employees to continue working hard. The new Director in her remarks called for total assistance and cooperation for the Directorate to be moved to a higher level.

Brig Gen Twum-Barima on her new appointment joins Brig Gen Constance Edjeani-Afenu as the only two female Brig Generals of the Ghana Armed Forces. She takes over as Ghana’s Defence Attaché to La Cote D’voire.