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Friday, December 3, 2010

Remembrance Day marked in Ho

Ho, Nov.11, (Mensah) GNA - The 65th Remembrance Day Anniversary was marked with a parade of contingents of the Armed Forces, Police Service, Immigration Service, Prisons Service, Fire Service and Customs, Excise and Preventive Services, at the Ho Jubilee Park on Thursday.

A contingent of the Veterans Association of Ghana (VAG) was also on parade with the Police Band in attendance.

Remembrance Day is an annual event, which is observed worldwide to commemorate the end of the Second World War and to honour war veterans.

Traditional, Christian and Muslim prayers were said for the fallen heroes after which were salvos and two minutes silence observed.

Wreaths were laid in remembrance of the fallen heroes by Mr. Joseph Amenowode, Volta Regional Minister, on behalf of the President and people of Ghana, Lieutenant Colonel Abbass Seidu, Commander Officer of the 66 Artillery Regiment, on behalf of the Security Services in Volta Region and Togbe Koku Ayim IV, Paramount Chief of Ziavi Traditional Area on behalf of the chiefs and people of the Region.

Major Adzraku (rtd), Volta Regional VAG Chairman laid a wreath on behalf of the veterans.

Present at the ceremony were, Col. Cyril Necku, (rtd) Deputy Volta Regional Minister, Mr. Isaac Kodobisah, Ho Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. David Nenyi Ampah-Bennin, Volta Regional Police Commander and heads of departments and agencies.



11 Nov 10

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