President Akufo-Addo will show 50 Ankai means of transport to the Ghana Armed Forces on Friday, February 22, 2019.
As per President Akufo-Addo, the introduction is the primary tranche of the 138 Staff and Operational Vehicles of different classes, and 26 dispatch cruisers that the military will get this year.
President Akufo-Addo in the 2019 State of Nation Address in Parliament on Thursday said the administration was focused on resourcing the military to convey on their command.
The administration will likewise give the Army 30 Otokar Armored Personnel Carriers (APC), and 6 Fast Patrol Boats for the Navy.
He stated: “We will proceed to modernize and give the gear required by the Military to enable them to complete their command viably. Tomorrow, I will exhibit the Ghana Armed Forces 50 ANKAI Busses, the primary tranche of the 138 Staff and Operational Vehicles of different classes, and 26 dispatch bikes. This year, we will furnish the Army with 30 Otokar Armored Personnel Carriers (APC), and 6 Fast Patrol Boats for the Navy.
“We will likewise give improved preparing offices by changing the Military Academy into a World Class Institution, and grow the lodging venture from six 16 pads to 44, and start building 160 2-room lofts the nation over. This year, we will likewise total and commission the 500-bed Military Hospital in the Ashanti Region, and start the third period of this undertaking”.
President Akufo-Addo additionally unveiled that the legislature has satisfied its guarantee to the military workforce by expanding the United Nations Peacekeeping Troops commitment remittances from thirty United State Dollars (USD 30.00) to thirty-five United State Dollars (USD35.00) per trooper every day.
“What’s more, as guaranteed, we will keep on paying the troops routinely at the operational regions,” he expressed.
About Ankai transports
Ankai transports are fabricated by Anhui Ankai Automobile Co., Limited, a Chinese car fabricating organization headquartered in Hefei, Anhui which has some expertise in the creation of transports and mentors. The organization was established in 1997.
The name “Ankai” is the condensing of Anhui-Kässbohrer, denoting the participation between Hefei Feihe Automobile Factory and Kässbohrer from 1993.