On 27th October 2021, H.E @NAkufoAddo presented 40 Jeep J8 vehicles, 6 Toyota Hi-ace mini buses, and 14 Toyota Hilux pick-ups, to the Armed Forces.
This is expected to help contain the security threats posed by extremist groups operating along our northern borders.
During the presentation, Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, said President Akufo-Addo has been resourcing the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to enable them deliver on their mandates since he became President in 2017.
He stated that threats of aggression in Ghana and the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) sub region require real time surveillance capabilities, fire power and communications to tackle.
These, he said, Mr Akufo-Addo has provided to equip the officers.
“The Ghana Armed Forces continues to benefit immensely under your government through various interventions to re-equip and retool, the Armed Forces to carry put its mandate amidst threats of aggressions within the country and sub-region as whole.
“Combating these threats require real time surveillance capability, high mobility forced protection, fire power and communication.
“This is exactly what you and your government have been doing for the Ghana Armed Forces from the first term as president till today.”