Ghana Navy makes steady headway to its destination of agenda 2024
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The Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Rear Admiral Issah Adam Yakubu has highlighted the significant achievements made by the Navy in the past year saying, the Ghana Navy was on an even keel and making steady headway to its destination of Agenda 2024.

The CNS made this remark in his keynote address on day-one, of the two days Annual Conference with Flag Officers Commanding and Directors held at the Naval Headquarters, Burma Camp on Thursday 22 February, 2024.

Rear Admiral Yakubu thanked personnel for their dedication and commitment to duty and the sterling leadership demonstrated in their various capacities. “The numerous strides the Navy has made is due to our collective effort and team work”. He added.

The CNS disclosed that the service has recorded a significant drop in the number of piracy attacks and a third continuous year of zero kidnapping at sea in Ghanaian waters.

Rear Admiral Yakubu gave a brief review of the 5 Strategic Objectives of the Agenda 2024 which includes; achieving total surveillance coverage of Ghana’s Exclusive Economic Zone, modernization of the fleet, leveraging technology for operations and administrative functions, collaboration with local stakeholders and international partners and the enhancement of the welfare of sailors.

The Conference under the theme: ‘Consolidating the Gains Made Towards Achieving the Objectives of Ghana Navy’s Agenda 2024’, brought together top Senior Naval Officers to review progress of Agenda 2024, identify the achievements and challenges in order to strategize to achieve the set objectives by December 2024.