• Short Summary

    CHIEF GABRIEL AKIN DEKO, REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR AFRICA OF THE F.A.O., HAS RESIGNED HIS POST.?

  • Description

    CHIEF GABRIEL AKIN DEKO, REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR AFRICA OF THE F.A.O., HAS RESIGNED HIS POST. HE ANNOUNCED HIS RESIGNATION AT A NEWS CONFERENCE AT THE FAO REGIONAL OFFICE IN ACCRA ON JUNE 22.

    HE SAID HE PLANNED TO RETURN TO HIS HOME COUNTRY OF NIGERIA. HIS COUNTRY, SAID CHIEF DEKO, HAS BEEN PASSING THROUGH A DIFFICULT TIME AND PEOPLE HAD BEEN ASKING HIM WHEN HE WOULD RETURN TO HELP END THE DIFFICULTIES.

    CHIEF DEKO SAID HE HAD BEEN IN GHANA FOR MORE THAN SIX YEARS - A PERIOD OF HAPPY MEMORIES AND ADVENTURE. HE'D SEEN GHANA PASS THROUGH SOME HECTIC AND CRITICAL YEARS - BOTH POLITICALLY AND SOCIALLY.

    HE SAID WHEN HE TOOK OVER AS FAO REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR AFRICA IN 1962 THERE WERE ONLY SIX OUTPOST REGIONAL OFFICES AND HE WAS LEAVING AT A TIME WHEN THERE WERE 20.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1L35QAPF97GKZNZBC6MCSKPAO
    Media URN:
    VLVA1L35QAPF97GKZNZBC6MCSKPAO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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