Rear Admiral Yakubu demonstrates commitment to ensuring the well-being and comfort of Naval personnel
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The Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Rear Admiral Issah Adam Yakubu, has commissioned the Ghana Navy Lodge and accommodation block at Beach Road, Takoradi, on Thursday 18 April, 2024.

In his speech, the CNS expressed his heartfelt appreciation for the completion of the 9-bedroom ensuite and four 3-bedroom houses. He mentioned that the commissioning was not just a physical addition to infrastructure but a significant step in the commitment to providing the best facilities for Naval personnel. He was of the view that through the collective efforts, families would have befitting abode to enjoy the peace of mind needed to conduct the arduous task of protecting the nation.

He underscored the Navy’s commitment to its Agenda 2024 to ensure that accommodation challenges were mitigated adding that the service stands on the core pillars of loyalty, devotion and excellence hence committed to ensure the well-being and comfort of personnel.

Rear Admiral Yakubu revealed that the Headquarters was in the process of acquiring another property to supplement Officers' accommodation and also added that the rehabilitation of the single quarters at Caprice, Kweikuma and the Regulating Office at the Naval Base Sekondi were near completion.

He commended all stakeholders who contributed towards the completion of the edifice. He noted that, the Lodge would be opened to the public for a moderate fee just like the Navy Guest House at Winneba and entreated all to patronise the facility.

In his welcome address, Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command, Commodore Emmanuel Ayesu Kwafo commended the CNS’ efforts to prioritise accommodation and infrastructure for naval personnel across the country.

He pledged that the edifice and all other infrastructure under the Command would receive the highest standard of maintenance. He also thanked all stakeholders whose contributions helped in bringing the project to fruition.

The project contractor, Mr Amoo Siriboe expressed his gratitude to the entire Navy and donated a flat screen television to be used in the Lodge.