• Short Summary

    Ghana's Prime Minister Dr. Kwame Nkrumah arrived Jan 26 at Lagos airport for a 12-day?

  • Description

    1.
    LV Sign 'Lagos Airport Arrivals'
    1.5 ft

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    GV Dr. Nkrumah's plane arriving
    2 ft

    3.
    LV Nigerian Prime Minister Alhaji Abubakar Tafawa Balewa in white gown.
    1.5 ft

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    SV Dr. Nkrumah steps from plane and is greeted by Nigerian Prime Minister.
    2 ft

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    CU Nkrumah with officer of the guard. Brigadier Lonsdale
    2 ft

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    GV Guard present arms.
    2 ft

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    SV Dr. Nkrumah on dais.
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    8.
    CU Ditto.
    2 ft

    9.
    GV Nkrumah leaves dais.
    2.5 ft

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    SCU Nkrumah with Nigerian Prime Minister.
    1.5 ft

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    SCU Nkrumah meeting ministers
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    SCU Nkrumah talking to Minister
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    LV Ditto.
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    GV Nkrumah and Prime Minister walking to car.
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    15.
    CU Nigerian P.M. enters car.
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    SV Pressmen.
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    CU Nkrumah and P.M. seated in car.
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    18.
    CU Car leaves airport.
    2 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Ghana's Prime Minister Dr. Kwame Nkrumah arrived Jan 26 at Lagos airport for a 12-day goodwill tour of the Federation of Nigeria. Nigeria Prime Minister Alhaji Abubakar Balewa, the Ghana Commissioner in Nigeria V.C.M. Tay and other high officials met him at the airport.

    Dr. Nkrumah inspected a guard of honour of the Queen's own Nigeria Regiment.

    During his stay in Lagos Nkrumah will have talks with Nigerian leaders.

    When he thanked the Nigerian Prime Minister for his invitation, Nkrumah said he believed that Nigeria had not just an important, but a significant part to play in the future of West Africa. Nkrumah also spoke about the importance of good neighbourliness and the forging of a spirit of unity among African peoples.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4EJ0IHDIS53TSARJR7L818TMU
    Media URN:
    VLVA4EJ0IHDIS53TSARJR7L818TMU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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