23-24 October 2018. The Naval Headquarters has organized a Swimming Test to assess the swimming capabilities of ratings at the Ghana Armed Forces Sports Complex, Burma Camp.
The contest which is organized quarterly, saw twenty-one (21) ratings participating in the assessment. They took part in a 100 meter swimming distance as well as treading for three minutes to ascertain their sustainability in water which are the requirements in the Ghana Navy for their promotion to the next rank.
The team leader, Lieutenant Commander Abubakar Mohammed, revealed that the promotional board sits twice yearly to assess sailors for their respective promotions.