In a related development, the Ghana Navy has recently opened its gates to the general public including about 2000 school children to come in and experience the state security agency’s activities, as part of the Ghana Navy’s 60 years anniversary celebration.
Some of the activities conducted included a parade, a tour of the Eastern Naval Base, education on the history and hierarchy of the Ghana Navy, as well as a sea trip and a tour of the Tema Port.
Commander Abu, Command Operations Officer of the Eastern Naval Command, said the initiative is in line with enhancing Ghana’s Civil-Military relations. Revealing how Ghana Navy’s has ensured a safe territory for vessels to call, he expressed his outfit’s commitment to make sure piracy does not find its way into Ghanaian territorial waters.
“I just want to assure them that we will continue to ensure that the anchorage remains secure as well as the general safety of all our waters.”