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CDS INSPECTS COVID-19 ISOLATION CENTRE AT PRAMPRAM

Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), Lt Gen OB Akwa has on Friday 24 April, 2020 inspected military engineer works at the newly located Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence Isolation Centre in Prampram for the management of Covid-19 infection.

His visit was aimed at examining works carried out by 48 Engineering Regiment of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) on the facility in order to make the place available on time for its intended purposes.

Briefing the CDS, the Deputy Director at the Directorate of Engineering Services (DES), Lt Col AB Tekyi who doubles as the Project Manager explained the progress of their task and how the Sappers continue to work tirelessly to complete the project as scheduled. Lt Col Tekyi expressed his concern about non-availability of materials. He was however optimistic that the project would be completed on Monday 27 April, 2020.

The CDS entreated him to beef up the working force and apply all means possible to get the materials to work and complete the project as planned.

The CDS, Lt Gen OB Akwa was accompanied by Chief of Air Staff (CAS), AVM Frank Hanson and the Chief of Staff (COS), Rear Admiral IA Yakubu.