Prempeh old students laud Lt Gen Oppong-Peprah on his appointment as new CDS of Ghana Armed Forces
The Prempeh College old boys association has congratulated Lieutenant General Thomas Oppong-Peprah on his appointment as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of the Ghana Armed Forces.
During a courtesy call on Lieutenant General Oppong-Peprah led by the Global President and Board Chairman of Prempeh College, Benjamin Kweku Acolatse, the group commended him for his commitment and dedication to duty.
He was accompanied by some members of the 1981/1983 year group led by Kwaku Asamoah Addo and the President of the Greater Accra branch Senior Eric Osei Afriyie.
Prior to his appointment, he served as the Chief of Army Staff of the Ghana Armed Forces until his promotion in January 2024 by President Akufo-Addo.
The Prempeh College old students assured to support in ensuring that the newly appointed CDS carried out his responsibilities smoothly.
Lt Gen Oppong-Peprah expressed gratitude to his fellow Prempeh College alumni for their continuous encouragement and solidarity.
Reflecting on his formative years at Prempeh College, he credited his time as a member of the school's cadet corps for instilling in him the values of discipline and service to the nation.
He stated that despite tempting opportunities elsewhere, he remained committed to his calling in the army, a decision which he said was shaped by the ethos of Prempeh College.
In recognition of his exceptional service and leadership, the Prempeh College old students presented him with a plaque, an artistic portrait crafted by talented students, and a certificate of honor from the Prempeh College Old Students Association.
He was invited to the forthcoming 75th Anniversary Celebration of Prempeh College, scheduled for Saturday, February 24, 2024.