• Short Summary

    General Gowon, head of nigeria's Military Government, has been making a four-day official visit to Mauritania and on Monday (February the 22nd) he flew to the southern regional capital of Kaedi.

  • Description

    General Gowon, head of nigeria's Military Government, has been making a four-day official visit to Mauritania and on Monday (February the 22nd) he flew to the southern regional capital of Kaedi. President Ould Daddah accompanied his guest on the visit. They were welcomed at the airport by regional leaders and by traditional dancers.

    During his stay in Mauritania General Gowon had talks with President Ould Daddah. The General said on his arrival at the capital, Nouakchott, that they would discuss Africa, the Middle East and the Far East. He thanked the Mauritanian government and people for their moral support during Nigeria's civil war.

    General Gowon left Nouakchott on Tuesday (February the 23rd) to return to Lagos.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3DQD0CC72NSBWT1LCAQM5OMVQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3DQD0CC72NSBWT1LCAQM5OMVQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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