• Short Summary

    MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWOM, HEAD OF THE UNITED FEDERAL MILITARY GOVERNMENT ADN COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES PRESENTED THE NIGERIAN NAVY WITH THEIR FIRST COLOURS AT APAPA NAVAL BASE THIS WEEKEND.

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    MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWOM, HEAD OF THE UNITED FEDERAL MILITARY GOVERNMENT ADN COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES PRESENTED THE NIGERIAN NAVY WITH THEIR FIRST COLOURS AT APAPA NAVAL BASE THIS WEEKEND.

    THE COLOURS WERE RECEIVED FOR THE NAVY BY SUB-LIEUTENANT OLUBUNMI REIS.

    THE NAVAL PARADE AND THE PRESENTATION OF THE COLOURS WERE PART OF THE GENERAL CELEBRATIONS IN HONOUR OF MAJOR-GENERAL GOWON'S 34TH BIRTHDAY. IN HIS SPEECH THE GENERAL SAYS THAT THE HONOUR TO THE NAVY WAS IN RECOGNITION OF THE PART THEY HAD TAKEN IN FEDERAL NIGERIA'S WAR AGAINST THE BREAK-AWAY STATE OF BIAFRA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3PU8E9POGHBEEKIKPKG52FVEQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PU8E9POGHBEEKIKPKG52FVEQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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