Invitation From Ghana Navy - IMDEC 2023


Invitation From Ghana Navy - IMDEC 2023

Dear GNBCC Member,

Ghana Navy is inviting you to participate and partner with them in the 3rd IMDEC (International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference), Africa’s biggest maritime defence event from 29 – 30 August 2023 at the Armed Forces HQ, Accra, Ghana.

IMDEC is a strategically important event for the West African navies and will feature the largest gathering of Africa’s maritime industry led by Rear Admiral Issa Adams Yakubu, Chief of Naval Staff, Ghana Navy bringing together regional and international Chiefs of Naval Staff as well as key stakeholders to deliberate and discuss strategies to counter the increasingly volatile maritime threats facing their territorial waters.

IMDEC 2023 presents an excellent opportunity to meet and network with Africa’s Navy Chiefs and Ghana Navy is very much looking forward to your participation. I have copied the Chief Staff Officer of Ghana Navy – Commodore PMK Modey in this email in case you have any questions.


  • Vice Admiral Seth Amoana, Chief of Defence Staff, Ghana
  • Rear Admiral Issa Adams Yakubu, Chief of Naval Staff, Ghana Navy
  • Rear Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla, Chief of Naval Staff, Nigeria Navy
  • Vice Admiral Monde Lobese, Chief of Naval Staff, South Africa Navy
  • Rear Admiral Ashraf Ibrahim Atwa, Commander, Egypt Navy
  • Rear Admiral Oumar Wade, Chief of Naval Staff, Senegalese Navy
  • Rear Admiral Nguessan Kouame Celestin, Chief of Naval Staff, Ivory Coast Navy
  • Rear Admiral Jean Mendoua, Chief of Naval Staff, Cameroon Navy
  • Rear Admiral Alweendo Amungulu, Commander in Chief, Namibia Navy
  • Vice-Admiral Valentim Alberto António, Commander in Chief, Angolan Navy
  • Rear Admiral Ramson Godwin Mwaisaka, Commander of the Naval Command, Tanzania Navy
  • Commodore Philip Jesbert Juana, Chief of Naval Staff, Sierra Leone Navy
  • Rose Christian, Deputy President, Gabon
  • Major General Jimson Mutai, Commander, Kenya Navy
  • Captain Armindo Graca, Commander, Cape Verde Coast Guard
  • Capt Jean-Léon Olatoundji, Chief of Naval Staff, Benin Navy         
  • Captain Rene Nganongo, Chief of Naval Staff, Congo-Brazaville Navy
  • Vice Admiral Rombault Mbuayama Nsiona, Chief of Naval Staff, Democratic Republic of the Congo Navy
  • Rear Admiral Carlos Alfredo Mandungal, Chief of Naval Staff, Guinea Bissau Navy
  • Captain John S-Kek Wille, Commander, Liberia Coast Guard
  • Vice Admiral Atiogbé Ametsipe, Chief of Naval Staff, Togo Navy
  • Vice Admiral Mostafa El-Alami, Inspector General, Royal Moroccan Navy


Event in Numbers:

  1. 25+ Chiefs of Naval Staff
  2. 25+ Naval Forces
  3. 400+ Senior Naval Attendees


Please find attached:

Interested participants should send an email to

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