EVENTS Aug 25 2023
The General Officer Commanding (GOC) Northern Command, Brigadier General Matthew Essien on behalf of The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Thomas Oppong-Peprah has commissioned a Counselling and Family Life Centre for the Command at the 6 Infantry Battalion Headquarters, Kamina Barracks on Thursday 24 August, 2023.
The Guest of Honour, GOC Northern Command on behalf of COAS, Major General Thomas Oppong-Peprah commended the Commanding Officer (CO) of 6 Infantry Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Jerry Ankuyi for initiating and successfully completing the Counselling and Family Life Centre with the support of his Officers and Soldeirs. Brigadier General Matthew Essien added that the Center was to address the well-being of troops under Command.
The CO 6 Infantry Battalion, Lt Col Jerry Ankuyi in his welcome address expressed his profound gratitude to COAS for the establishment of the Counselling and Family Life Centre in Kamina and his continuous support. He assured High Command that the facility would be fully utilized to realize its intended objectives.
Also speaking at the event was the Director Army Religious Affairs, Colonel Peter Duodoo highlighted the importance of the Centre for Officers, Soldiers, Defence Civilian Staff and families under Command. He added that periodic counseling helps equip Soldiers with professional behavior and exceptional performance. Troops who would consult the Center were assured of the confidentiality of the Center as well.