Family of Late Major Rida (Rtd) calls on CDS

A three-member delegation led by Ms Comfort Wellington, daughter of late Major General Odartey Wellington have paid courtesy call on the CDS on Monday, 11 January, 2021.

Ms Wellington speaking on behalf of the Widow and children of Late Maj Ibrahim Rida (Rtd), indicated that the call was to express their sincerest gratitude to the CDS and the Ghana Armed Forces for the immense support provided during the funeral and burial service of their late father.

Ms Wellington was in the company of Eugene Rida and Michelle Rida, daughters of the late Maj Rida (Rtd).

The Chief of the Defence Staff, Lt Gen OB Akwa in his response noted that their late father was a gallant officer with peculiar history. He served as an Amoured Officer who had a very high sense of commitment and sacrifice while in active service.

According to the CDS, the late Maj Rida (Rtd) was like a family and considering his outstanding performance while in active service, it was prudent  to honour him at his last moment.

He however thanked the delegation for the visit and also wished them well.