Naval Contingents Take Over Guard Duties At The Jubilee House
A naval contingent of the Ghana Armed Forces(GAF) has taken over guard duties at the Seat of Government, the Jubilee House, from an army detachment.
At the 34th ceremonial military parade at the forecourts of the Jubilee House in Accra, an army detachment that has been guarding the Presidency for over three months turned over the responsibility to a smartly decked line of naval officers who will protect the premises till the end of the year.
The ceremony was reviewed by the Commander In Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), H.E Nana Akufo-Addo and a formal assessment by the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who represented the President.
The ceremony was also observed by the Chief of Staff, Madam Frema Akosua Osei Opare, the Minister of Defense, Mr Dominic Nitiwul, the Interior Minister, Mr Ambrose Derry and others.
Present were also pupils and teachers of Diamond Kids Inclusive School, Christ Ambassadors School, the Ace School and librarians from the Korle-Gonno Community Library.
The change of guard ceremony was inherited from the British, which entails long-standing marching and has remained the discipline for all forces in the Ghana Armed Forces.
This ceremony is performed quarterly and aimed at assessing the military’s readiness, alertness, and capability to provide maximum security to the nation and its citizens.