Ghana’s first female Major-General, Constance Ama Emefa Edjeani-Afenu laid to relax




Hundreds of persons, mostly personnel involving the Ghana Network . Forces (GAF) and also other security services, Feb 5th resulted in on the burial program of the nation's first female Brigadier-General on the Ghana Network . Forces, Constance Se?ora Emefa Edjeani-Afenu.
Typically the Garrison Methodist Presbyterian Church, Burma Campy, where the solemn service took spot, also witnessed typically the announcement of your ex posthumous promotion via Brigadier General to be able to Major-General, again generating the gallant girl soldier, who obtained the first girl status in quite a few sectors of your ex illustrious 42-year job, the initial female knight to earn of which rank.

The fresh rank, which has been declared by the Key of the Protection Staff (CDS), Vice-Admiral Seth Amoama, will take immediate effect in addition to it is anticipated to reflect on just about all her official data. Vice-Admiral Amoama mentioned President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo accepted in the promotion inside recognition of the particular late Maj. Style. Edjeani-Afenu’s outstanding in addition to exemplary career since a military police officer and for getting a trail veste in other career fields, both locally in addition to internationally.

Among the particular dignitaries at the particular service were the particular President, the main regarding Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare; the minister  of Defence, Dominic Nitiwul; the 2nd Mouthpiece Speaker of Legislative house, Andrew Amoako Asiamah; the Volta Local Minister, Dr Archibald Yao Letsa; the particular Member of Legislative house (MP) for Ho Central, who symbolized the Volta Caucus in Parliament, Mister Benjamin Komla Kpodo; the MP regarding Ningo Prampram, Mister Sam George, along with serving and past senior officers regarding GAF.

Sympathisers registered past the remains to be of Brigadier-General Edjeani-Afenu by 8: 35 a. m., introducing just how for the particular burial service which often was characterised with the singing of church hymns and reading regarding scriptures. Homage by the Usa Nations Mission regarding Referendum in European Sahara (MINURSO), wherever Maj. Gen. Edjeani-Afenu became its very first female Deputy Push Commander, and GAF, described her since a brave, brave and gallant jewellry.

MINURSO said Maj. Gen. Edjeani-Afenu offered with honour, perspective, leadership, determination, knowing, clarity and speed from 2019 in order to 2021, with a new focus to increase the conditions regarding service for MINURSO’s personnel, including making sure gender equality. Inside addition, she recommended an increase throughout the quantity of female government officers serving throughout MINURSO, the homage added.

For it is part, the GAF said Maj. Style. Edjeani-Afenu was definitely a rare qualified who exuded self confidence and competence through her distinguished job inside the armed pushes. It said your woman lived the main values and criteria of the GAF as evidenced by Long Service and even Efficiency Medal honored her in The fall of 20, 1996. Inside the tribute, typically the husband, a launched onto military captain, James Kafui Afenu, which described his better half as simply awesome who made their very own home an interesting dwelling place.

“In my dreams, many of us would ‘grow outdated together’, still using music surrounding this time, heavens full of rainbows, the moon going down the milky way, the sunlight bringing in your day and she ought to go out of obvious blue sky plus ask me in case I could travel, and then all of us would float because we sail aside, ” Capt. Afenu said.

Inside a sermon delivered from the Presiding Bishop from the Perez Chapel Worldwide, His Eminence Bishop Charles Agyinasare, this individual said the past due Maj. Gen. Edjeani-Afenu was dedicated plus committed to the particular work from the chapel. "She was certainly a loving plus spiritual person that was always prepared to serve, specially in her role being an usher of the particular church, " this individual said. "Blaming Lord will never solve the particular problem, bringing sense of guilt upon yourself will certainly not help a person. Take control associated with your thoughts, take pleasure in the memories associated with the good occasions you devoted with each other, ” Bishop Agyinasare admonished.

Later in about 11: thirty a. m., the particular casket containing the particular remains of Brig. Gen. Edjeani-Afenu has been transported from the particular church to the particular Military Cemetery with La, her ultimate resting place.

Major Gen. Edjeani-Afenu was born about March 5, 60 at Vane Avatime, near Amedzofe inside the Volta Region. Your woman attended Wesley Young ladies High School intended for her General Records of Education (Ordinary and Advanced Levels) from 1971 to be able to 1978, before hiring in the armed forces. Major Gen. Edjeani-Afenu had her police officer cadet training on the Ghana Military Senior high, Teshie from The fall of 1978 to The spring 1980, and seemed to be commissioned on The spring 25, 1980 to the Ghana Army within Regular Career Study course Intake 21.

Your woman was first placed for the then Edge Guards Unit and even served the shades for 42 decades.
Her years regarding service were a new mix of job progression training training, refresher training and even civil education, varied staff and control appointments throughout the GAF and civil organizations, including the EL. In 2013, the girl became the 1st female to become appointed as Mouthpiece Military Advisor in order to the Permanent Objective of Ghana towards the UN, New You are able to, till 2016.
Whilst in Nyc, the girl was promoted because the first woman Brigadier-Gen. of GAF in MINURSO through 2019 to Dec 2021.
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