28 June 2018. The School of Ordnance of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has held a closing ceremony for the Second Quarter Course on 28 June 2018 at the School of Ordnance premises.
In all, One Hundred and Fifty-Nine (159) personnel from the three services with civilian employees pursued Storeman Ordnance BIII, Storeman General Duties BIII, Tailoring and Leather Work Course within a period of Nine to Eleven Weeks.
The Commanding Officer (CO) School of Ordnance, Maj Anthony Amoako stated that the intensive theoretical and practical training was designed to equip the students in their respective trades and acknowledged that the general performance and discipline of the students during the course was good.
The CO therefore urged the students to make good use of the knowledge acquired to benefit themselves and GAF.
The Guest of Honour, the Deputy Commandant of Military Academy and Training School (MATS), Brigadier General Solomon Osabutey who read a speech on behalf of the Commandant of MATS, congratulated the students for completing the course successfully.
He noted that these courses were organised and reviewed to upgrade personnel in their chosen careers not only for the benefit of the institution but to make them relevant in their civil lives. He mentioned Command was aware of the institutional challenges that the school faced and assured the necessary measures were being taken to address them appropriately.
Some students who performed exceptional were awarded, thereafter, the dignitaries participated in an exhibition organised to showcase the artworks of students.