CWO Barker Hands Over to CWO Addo as New FSM

A farewell parade has been held to mark the transfer of authority between the Outgoing Forces Sergeant Major (FSM), Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) Barker Ramous and the Incoming FSM, CWO Addo Daniel on Monday, 11 October 2021 at the forecourt of Burma Hall in Burma Camp, Accra.

The short but colourful pulling out ceremony was officially to bid farewell to CWO Barker Ramous after 31years of distinguished service to the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) and usher in CWO Addo Daniel as the 6th FSM, who before his appointment was the Sergeant Major of the Army.

In his welcome address, the Director General Personnel and Administration (DGPA), Air Commodore Michael Appiah-Agyekum commended the outgoing FSM for his inspiring leadership in championing a good relationship between Officers and soldiers during his turner.

CWO Barker giving his remarks thanked all Ranks and Civilian employees for their support and expressed appreciation to the Military High Command for believing in him and allowing him to serve.  He urged all to support CWO Addo for the betterment of GAF.  

In a Citation read by the Chief of Staff (COS) at the General Headquarters, Major General Nicholas Peter Andoh and presented by the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), Vice Admiral Seth Amoama praised the outgoing FSM for his enormous contribution to GAF and Ghana at large.