Story by Dennis Asare
As part of the celebration of its 60th anniversary, the Ghana Navy has renovated the Infirmary Ward B block of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital.
The navy also donated a number of mattresses to the inmates as part of their humanitarian activities.
At a short handing over ceremony held on the premises of the hospital in Accra, the Chief Staff Officer (CSO) at the Navy Headquarters, Commodore (Cdre)
He said the renovation involved re-fixing the deplorable roofs and ceiling of the ward, painting and tiling of some parts, of the block.
“It is appropriate for the Navy, who are funded by state resources, to use part of their funds to cater for other less fortunate citizens of the state and that is what we are resolved to do as soldiers, “ he added.
Speaking on behalf of
“Other areas including the rooms, restrooms were all in deplorable states, but the Navy came in to assist renovate the place for us and we thank them.”
She revealed that the health facility has become a home for most of the inmates,
The Ghana Navy was established by the first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr.