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Ghana Police posthumously promotes ceremonial horse to Sergeant

The Ghana Police Service has mourned the death of one of its most trusted and beloved horses, P/H Corporal Queen Mother.

The Ghana Police Service has mourned the death of one of its most trusted and beloved horses, P/H Corporal Queen Mother.

This majestic horse, which passed away on Tuesday, August 8, has featured in major state ceremonies like Independence Parades, State of the Nation Address and graduation of Cadet Officers.

According to a statement from the Service, the bond with P/H Corporal Queen Mother extended beyond duty with the horse becoming a beloved member of the police family.

It is said to have become a crowd favourite at public events with its imposing presence and dignified demeanour, evoking a sense of pride and respect.

As the Ghana Police Service mourns the loss of its distinguished horse, it also celebrates the invaluable contributions it made to the Service and the nation as a whole,” the police said in its statement on Wednesday, August 9.

“The legacy of this remarkable horse will continue to inspire and remind Ghanaians of the unwavering commitment and dedication that define the nation’s law enforcement agency.”

In honour of its contributions to the service, P/H Corporal Queen Mother has been posthumously promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
P/H Corporal Queen Mother, now P/H Sergeant Queen Mother left behind three offspring, the youngest being two weeks old.
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