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GAFCSC welcomed its 22nd Commandant, Major General (Maj Gen) Bismark Kwasi Onwona, on Friday, 6 October, 2023.


The momentous occasion marked the transition of leadership at the prestigious institution, as Maj Gen Irvine Nii-Ayitey Aryeetey handed over to Maj Gen Onwona as the new Commandant. Maj Gen Aryeetey who served a total period of nine months of unblemished and dedicated service at the helm of affairs at GAFCSC, has been appointed as the Commandant of the newly established National College of Defence Studies (NCDS).


Out-dooring the New Commandant in a durbar, Maj Gen Aryeetey expressed his confidence in Maj Gen Onwona's capabilities, urging all personnel to provide the same unwavering support accorded him to the new Commandant. He emphasized the importance of overcoming challenges and raising the standard of excellence that GAFCSC is known for.  The Outgoing Commandant commended the dedication of personnel of the College in upholding its distinguished reputation.


In his brief remarks, Maj Gen Onwona extended his gratitude to his predecessor for the transformative work done during his tenure, which contributed significantly to the College's progress. He stressed the need for unity and cooperation among all personnel to help him ensure the fulfilment of GAFCSC's vision and mission.