By: Jerry John Akornor/ www.africanakua.com, Ghana
10th Anniversary of Former PNDC Secretary of State for Defence and Navy Commander H.E Rear Admiral Chemogoh Kevin Dzang (RTD) has been held at Nandom in the Upper West Region of Ghana.
H.E Rear Admiral Chemogoh Kevin Dzang was born at Nandom in the Upper West Region of Ghana. He is a retired Naval Officer and a Former Chief of Naval Staff of the Ghana Navy.
H.E Rear Admiral Chemogoh Kevin Dzang also served Ghana as a High Commissioner to Australia, Member of Supreme Military Council (SMC I) and an Ambassador to Japan with concurrent accreditations to the Commonwealth of Australia, Singapore, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Brunei and Thailand.
On December, 29, 2009, shock waves ran through the nation Ghana when the sad news broke that death has laid its icy hands on H.E Rear Admiral Chemogoh Kevin Dzang after which his remains were buried.
Speaking to AFRICA NAKUA’s Jerry Akornor after the anniversary, Assistant Professor of Social Work at United Arab Emirates University and daughter of the late H.E Rear Admiral Chemogoh Kevin Dzang, Dr. Prospera Tedam said: “the 10th Anniversary organised from the 27th to 29th December, 2019 was graced by Ghana Navy Band, extending alms to Nandom Hospitals, feeding patients and wraps up with thanks giving service in honour of my late Dad”.
As part of the 10th Anniversary, Muslim Prayers were observed in honour of the late PNDC Secretary of State H.E Rear Admiral Chemogoh Kevin Dzang during which medical books and thermometers were donated to the Nandom Hospital including distribution of 700 take away packs to patients in all the Nandom Hospital wards.
H.E Rear Admiral Chemogoh Kevin Dzang was born on 27th July, 1941 at Nandom in the Upper West Region of Ghana but died on 29th December, 2009 at the age of sixty-eight(68) and was a Member of the Supreme Military Council (SMC I).