Major General Thomas Oppong-Peprah is currently the Chief of Staff at General Headquarters of the Ghana Armed Forces.
A press statement signed and issued by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Mr Eugene Arhin, announcing the new appointment said on the recommendation of the Armed Forces Council, President Akufo-Addo has appointed Commodore Issah Adams Yakubu as the new Chief of Staff at
General Headquarters of the Ghana Armed Forces to succeed Major General Oppong-Peprah, effective Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
Commodore Yakubu is also promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on the same date, the statement said.
Additionally, following the completion of the tour of duty and subsequent retirement from the Ghana Armed Forces of Major General Omane Agyekum, the
Commandant of the Military Academy and Training Schools (MATS), the President has, on the recommendation of the Armed Forces Council, appointed Brigadier
General C.K. Awity as the new Commandant of MATS, effective Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
He is also promoted to the rank of Major General on the same date.
President Akufo-Addo has expressed his gratitude to Generals Ayamdo and Omane Agyekum for their dedicated and meritorious services to the Ghana Armed Forces
and to the nation.