A short send-off ceremony was held at the Addo-Kufuor Conference Room for the 2017/2018 batch of National Service Personnel, who served with the Ministry of Defence. The ceremony offered an opportunity for them to interact with the staff of the Ministry.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Minister for Defence, Hon Dominic Nitiwul advised them to apply the knowledge they had acquired during the service period to prepare themselves for the job market. He encouraged personnel to keep in touch and call on the Ministry for assistance when the need arises.
The Deputy Minister for Defence, Hon Derek Oduro (rtd) on his part urged the service personnel to be disciplined as it would open doors for them. He assured them of the Ministry’s support. Some senior officers and staff also took turns to give farewell messages and advise to the personnel.