Major General Ann Cheryl Pearce applauds UNISFA GHANBATT 2 for combining operational and CIMIC activities within Sector South
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The Deputy Military Adviser (MILAD) for Peacekeeping Operations Major General Ann Cheryl Pearce has visited the Second Ghanaian Battalion (GHANBATT 2) serving with the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) on Tuesday 14 May 2024.

The visit was aimed at familiarising herself with GHANBATT activities in Sector South of UNISFA Area of Operation.

On arrival at the Battalion Headquarters, Athony Company Operating Base (COB), she and her entourage were briefed on GHANBATT’s Operational Activities in ensuring UNISFA’s Mandate by the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Edward Sarpong Appiah and his staff.

The Deputy MILAD in her remarks, commiserated with GHANBATT, UNISFA, the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) and family of Late Sergeant Kyere Evans who paid the ultimate price while keeping peace in Abyei.

She applauded the Unit for its proactiveness in combining both operational and CIMIC activities as well as Community Engagements to win the heart and minds of the local communities within Sector South.

Major General Pearce reminded the Unit of the United Nations (UN) Zero Tolerance Policy on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA). She also urged GHANBATT to continue exhibiting professionalism and dedication to uphold the goodwill of the Ghana Armed Forces and the UN at large. She took the opportunity to commend the CO and the GHANBATT for a good job done and wished the Battalion well as they prepare to rotate soon.