• Short Summary

    THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF NIGERIAN CITIZENS (N.C.N.C.) HAS EMERGED AS THE FIRST ELECTED GOVERNMENT OF?

  • Description

    THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF NIGERIAN CITIZENS (N.C.N.C.) HAS EMERGED AS THE FIRST ELECTED GOVERNMENT OF THE MIDWEST REGION. THE N.C.N.C., WHICH IS THE RULING PARTY IN EASTERN NIGERIA, HAS CAPTURED 35 OF THE 64 SEATS WITH 22 YET TO BE DECIDED. POLITICAL OBSERVERS SAID THE CONVENTION WAS IN A POSITION TO EXERT FAR-REACHING INFLUENCE ON NIGERIA'S POLITICS.

    THE POLL LURED ABOUT TWO MILLION VOTERS IN ELECTING THE FIRST 65-MEMBER ASSEMBLY FOR NIGERIA'S NEW FOURTH REGION. HIGH-POWERED TEAMS OF POLITICIANS TOURED THE AREA WOOING THEM WITH PROMISES OF MORE INDUSTRY, MORE JOBS, BETTER ROADS, IMPROVED MEDICAL FACILITIES AND OTHER SOCIAL AMENITIES.

    THE N.C.N.C. PARTY IS THE MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY TO THE NORTHERN PEOPLE'S CONGRESS, THE RULING PARTY IN THE NIGERIAN FEDERAL PARLIAMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2WSHALBKLWUQVA0VBEZESE6QS
    Media URN:
    VLVA2WSHALBKLWUQVA0VBEZESE6QS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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