The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Thomas Oppong-Peprah has praised the efforts of Gulf Energy and sister company Legon Cities Football Club for its continued support of the activities of the Ghana Armed Forces.
Addressing the sod-cutting ceremony for the construction of a 150-bed accommodation for trainees of the Military at the Bundase Training base today in Accra, Major General Oppong-Peprah said the project had come at a very opportune time for the military trainees.
The trainees who are currently being housed in tents and a dormitory have over the years been at the mercy of the weather and the Army Commander stated that his vision was to see to the upgrade of his forces in the area of accommodation and infrastructure.
On his part, the General Manager of Gulf Energy and Legon Cities FC, Martin Agboyo who represented Board Chairman Richard K. Atikpo revealed that the companies are committed to enhancing the lives and welfare of the everyday Ghanaian as part of their Corporate Social Responsibilities.
The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Oppong-Peprah expressed gratitude to the companies for the donation and assured them that the building would be put to good use and properly maintained.
In recent times, Gulf Energy and Legon Cities FC have supported governments efforts at curbing the dreaded COVID 19 by providing items including Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), disposable bed sheets rolls, Video Laryngoscopes, Dissecting Forceps, bedsteads, bedside Desks, carrier stretchers, examination beds, wheelchairs, food trolleys, metro shelving, suction machines and more to support their operations at the Isolation Centre of the EL-Wak Sports Stadium.
The funding of the projected would also be supported by Structures and Logistics Company Limited.