• Short Summary

    Nigeria's Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, held a reception for African Diplomats to Canada in Ottawa on Wednesday (8 August) after a day-long session of the Commonwealth Ministers' Conference.

  • Description

    1.
    MV Mr. Sykes High Commissioner for Tanzania speaks
    0.10

    2.
    MV Diplomats wives listen
    0.13

    3.
    MCU Diplomats listen
    0.18

    4.
    SV, CU General Gowon speaking (2 shots)
    0.26

    5.
    CU Egyptian & Moroccan ambassadors
    0.29

    6.
    CU Gowon with glass in hand
    0.32

    7.
    MV Sykes & diplomats
    0.35

    8.
    MV Gowon speaks
    0.40

    9.
    BV Gowon speaks
    0.45

    10.
    MV Gowon speaking to African diplomats
    0.50

    11.
    SV Gowon talking
    1.01



    Initials SGM/0119 SGM/0128



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Nigeria's Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, held a reception for African Diplomats to Canada in Ottawa on Wednesday (8 August) after a day-long session of the Commonwealth Ministers' Conference.

    At the informal reception, General Gowon met Mr. A.K. Sykes, the Tanzanian High Commissioner in Canada, the Ambassador from Morocco, Mr. Nourredire Hasnaoui, the Swaziland High Commissioner, Dr. Sukati, the Nigerian High Commissioner to Canada, Mr. Enahoro, and the Governor of Lagos State, Brigadier O.M. Johnson.

    The General told his guests at the reception that they had big responsibilities to Africa by their conduct in diplomatic service. He told them that the Commonwealth Conference was going very well.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3UY6FROMG5VA5RYPVNVWDFQFS
    Media URN:
    VLVA3UY6FROMG5VA5RYPVNVWDFQFS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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