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Ghana Air Force confirms death of officer during Independence Day parade


The Ghana Air Force has confirmed the tragic passing of Flight Sergeant (F/Sgt) Armah Nii Okai Mensah Alfred, who collapsed during the 67th Independence Day parade in Koforidua, Eastern Region.

The officer, serving as the Supernumerary for the Air Force Male Contingent, collapsed during the parade at the Koforidua Youth Resource Centre on March 6, 2024, and despite efforts to save him, he succumbed at the Koforidua Government Hospital.

“F/Sgt. Armah was the Supernumerary for the Air Force Male Contingent on parade during the 67th Independence Day,” the Force stated.

The Air Force, in a statement announcing the passing of the young officer, added that F/Sgt. Armah was a “hardworking, respectful and professional Airman.”
“He was diligent and highly proficient in his chosen career and his absence would be sorely missed.”
Meanwhile, a delegation led by Chief Staff Officer Air Commodore Eric Yirenkyi visited the deceased’s family on Thursday, March 7, 2024, to officially relay the news. F/Sgt. Armah’s body was later received at the Air Force Base in Accra.

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