First Female Brigadier General In Ghana Army Is Dead

The first female general in the Ghana Army, Brigadier-General Constance Emefa Edjeani-Afenu, is dead. She died at the 37 military hospital yesterday 24 January 2022, after a short illness.

Gen. Constance Emefa Edjeani-Afenu, was commissioned into the Ghana Armed Forces on 25 April 1980 as a Second Lieutenant, after an eighteen months regular training at the Ghana Military Academy.

She was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General, the highest position ever occupied by a female in the Armed Forces, on March 7, 2016.

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