• Short Summary

    THE NEW MILITARY RULER OF NIGERIA, THIRTY-ONE-YEAR-OLD LIEUTENANT-COLONEL YAKUBU GOWON, MET THE PRESS IN WHAT USED TO BE THE FEDERAL PARLIAMENT IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE HE WAS BROUGHT TO POWER BY AN ARMY MUTINY LAST WEEKEND.

  • Description

    THE NEW MILITARY RULER OF NIGERIA, THIRTY-ONE-YEAR-OLD LIEUTENANT-COLONEL YAKUBU GOWON, MET THE PRESS IN WHAT USED TO BE THE FEDERAL PARLIAMENT IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE HE WAS BROUGHT TO POWER BY AN ARMY MUTINY LAST WEEKEND.

    THE COLONEL ARRIVED FOR HIS PRESS CONFERENCE WITH A HEAVY ARMED GUARD. ONCE SAFELY INSIDE THE BUILDING. HE HAD THIS TO SAY...

    THEN COLONEL GOWON WAS ASKED WHETHER HE DIDN'T THINK THE TASK OF RULING THE MOST POPULOUS NATION IN AFRICA WAS A HEAVY ONE FOR A MAN AS YOUNG AS HIMSELF...

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4ECGRXCHELHWNVBIV6ZFQD6OB
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ECGRXCHELHWNVBIV6ZFQD6OB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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