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The Commandant, Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Maj Gen M Essien paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of Parliament on Tue 25 Jun24 at Parliament House in Accra. 

Maj Gen Essien stated that the purpose of the visit was to formally invite the Speaker, Right Honourable Alban Bagbin, and members of the House to the College’s maiden Republican Day Public lecture. 

He mentioned that it would be appropriate for the House to participate in the public lecture with the theme “Reflection of the democratic control on the military and the way forward for sustainability". The Guest Speaker is Mr Francis Poku Esq former Minister for National Security with Amb Josephine Nkrumah and Prof Kwasi Aning as reviewers. Ministers of State and other prominent dignitaries have been invited for this inaugural public lecture.



On behalf of the Speaker, the 2nd Deputy Speaker of Parliament and MP for Fomena, Hon Andrew Asiamah  Amoako and his entourage which is comprised of honorable James Agalga, Mr. Anthony Agyekum, Mrs Janet Frimpong, Mr Sebastian David Damoah, and Madam Margaret Ampah welcomed and expressed his gratitude to Commandant and his delegation, Air Cdre TN Okai, Col M Mantey and Col D Buah on the courtesy call. 



Hon Andrew Asiamah Amoako applauded the College for coming up with this good initiative that touches on democracy and the public lecture will help change the perception that Ghanaians have about the military. 

He commended the Ghana Armed Forces for adhering to the Constitution.

He further promised that Parliamentarians would honor the invitation for the Public lecture.