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09 July 2017

Ghanaian Born Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah, 38, Appointed First Black Equerry By Queen Elizabeth II

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Twumasi-Ankrah: escort commander at William and Kate’s wedding: Photo Credit-CNN

The Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II has chosen a Ghanaian-born officer from the Household Cavalry to take up one of the most important roles in the royal household, as the equerry.

Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah who has been appointed as the next equerry becomes the first black man to hold that position.

Interestingly, Major Twumasi-Ankrah,  38, popularly known as TA, was the first black officer to be appointed to the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment.

Major Twumasi-Ankrah is Afghanistan war veteran.

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