EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, The Gambia:The Gambia Arm Forces has promoted 25 soldiers to the various ranks in the military Yesterday at the joint officers mess in Kotu.
This promotion among others includes the president support and commitment in the transformation agenda of the security sector in general and the Gambia Arm forces in particular.
The chief of defense staff General Masanneh N. Kinteh has said the officers decorated yesterday has differentiate themselves by successful going through a professional process that was instituted by his office and it all started with promotion board which headed by the deputy chief of defense staff which gave the comprehensive guide line accordance with international best practices and the terms and condition of services 1993.
He added that in every growing transforming organization promotion are suppose to be normal accordance but the frequency must prescribe by the need and available vaccines.
CDS Kinteh said there is a need for effective leadership at all levels of command and its duty and responsibility of the officer’s co to provide decisive leadership of the arm forces hence promotion cannot be business as usual.
He noted that promotion added with another responsibility and challenges hence you need to be rewarded as officers is to maintain the highest standard of discipline, loyalty and commitment to national duty at all time you will no drought come across greater challenges that are similar to your new roads and responsibility.