The president of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has commissioned a three hundred (300)-bed capacity young soldiers’ block at the 37 Military Hospital.
The facility was named, Joseph Siaw Agyepong Young Soldiers’ Block, as it was financed and built by the Joseph Group of Companies (JGC).
At the beautifully decorated ceremony on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, President Nana Akufo-Addo repeated his administration’s obligation to provide convenience accomodation to the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF).
Consequently, he expressed that the building is named the Joseph Siaw Agyepong Young Soldiers’ Block, after the Leader Administrator / CEO and Pioneer behind the Jospong Gathering of Organizations, Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong.
As per the President, the task shaped piece of the Stage 1 and 2 of the Barracks Registration and Military Housing Projects in 2020 and 2021 respectively which are all pointed toward giving good convenience to the military.
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The Minister of Defence, Dominic Nitiwul expressed, one of the significant difficulties confronting GAF was convenience, and, consequently, pursued for assistance.
He stated, “Mr. President, since you assumed office, you have paid much attention to our accommodation issues. You started with the cutting of sod in May 2017, for the Barrack Regeneration Project which saw the construction of 112 units of 2-bedroom flats at the Daula Barracks and 6 Garrison in Tamale”.
“Furthermore, you initiated the Military Housing Project which saw a monumental increase in the accommodation stock,” said Mr. Dery.
Prior, in a concise comment, the Chief Executive of the JGC, Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong, offered his profound gratitude to the Military High Command for the opportunity to help a worthwhile motivation.
“The contribution of the military to the socio-economic development of Ghana cannot be overemphasized and so is any institution that is linked to their health and wellbeing. This is why any contribution to support the smooth running of their major health facility– 37 Military Hospital will not be overlooked by the JOSPONG GROUP OF COMPANIES,” he averred.
The JGC in a bid to present back to the society, made sense of and upholds organizations whose mission resounds with the corporate mission of JGC as the organization’s corporate mission is adding to saving lives in the general public.
“This is indeed my personal admiration for the military for the mark of discipline, professionalism and excellence”, he underscored.
“I am inspired by what I am witnessing here today and this has further reinforced the company’s resolve to continue to contribute our widow’s might to the 37 Military Hospital in other areas of interest which they wish to embark on,” Dr. Siaw Agyepong assured.