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CDS Shows Support for Commonwealth Games

The Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), Vice Admiral Seth Amoama, has thrown his weight behind the upcoming Commonwealth games when he received the Queens Baton Relay on behalf of the Ghana Armed Forces at the forecourt of the Ministry of Defence on Tuesday, 26 October, 2021.

The baton relay formed part of the activities outlined to take the Commonwealth games torch around prior to the beginning of the commonwealth games.

Receiving the Commonwealth games torch, at a ceremony which saw a cross section of sports personnel lined up, the CDS indicated that the Ghana Armed Forces would release sports personnel to participate in the Commonwealth games scheduled to take place next year.  

The Ghana Armed Forces he said has contributed its quota towards the development of sports over the years and would put the necessary measures in place to support service sports men win more medals during the commonwealth games.

Subsequently, the CDS handed over the Commonwealth games torch to Mr Ofori Asare, a national boxing coach, to be taken round other parts of the country.

Col Ben Gah, noted that Commonwealth games formed part of activities lined up to show solidarity to the Queen of England by member states.