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    THE DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL LOTTERIES IN GHANA HAS HELD A SPECIAL DRAW TO MARK THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE DOWNFALL OF KWAME NKRUMAH, THE FORMER PRESIDENT.

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    THE DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL LOTTERIES IN GHANA HAS HELD A SPECIAL DRAW TO MARK THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE DOWNFALL OF KWAME NKRUMAH, THE FORMER PRESIDENT.

    THE DRAWS WERE MADE BY THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONERS OF POLICE, MR. B.A. YAKUBU AND MR. J.G. SMITH; AND BY REAR-ADMIRAL HANSEN, CHAIRMAN OF THE GREATER-ACCRA COMMITTEE OF ADMINISTRATION. A HUNDRED PRIZES WERE AWARDED FOR THE OCCASION, JUST ONE YEAR AFTER DR. NKRUMAH WAS DEPOSED WHILE ON A VISIT TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

    SYNOPSIS:
    MR. B.A. YAKUBU, A DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF POLICE AND MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, INTRODUCED THE CEREMONY AND MADE THE FIRST DRAW.

    REAR-ADMIRAL HANSEN PRESSED THE BUTTON FOR THE SECOND PRIZE IN THE EVENT, WHICH WAS STAGED IN ACCRA. THERE WERE A HUNDRED PRIZES TO MARK DR. NKRUMAH'S DOWNFALL, WHICH OCCURRED WHILE THE FORMER PRESIDENT WAS ON A VISIT TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

    ADMIRAL HANSEN IS CHAIRMAN OF THE GREATER-ACCRA COMMITTEE OF ADMINISTRATION.

    MR. J.G. SMITH, ANOTHER DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, MADE THE DRAW FOR THE THIRD PRIZE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA42QHA5IBA1OSYCDQ0ZLNZXHME
    Media URN:
    VLVA42QHA5IBA1OSYCDQ0ZLNZXHME
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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