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    Twenty-five years of devoted service were honoured on Wednesday (December 22nd), when the President of the Ivorian National Assembly, M.

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    Twenty-five years of devoted service were honoured on Wednesday (December 22nd), when the President of the Ivorian National Assembly, M. Philippe Yace, conferred honours on one of the country's leading accountancy experts and his wife. M. Andre Labadens, doyen of the Court of Appeal and the Tribunals, was created an Officer of the National Order. His wife, Mme Victoire Labadens, was made an Officer of the Ivorian Order of Merit for her work to help the poor, those in hospital and in prison.

    SYNOPSIS: The Grand Chancellory of the Ivorian National Order in Abidjan. The President of the National Assembly, M. Philippe Yace, arrived on Wednesday to confer honours on one of the country's leading accountancy experts and his wife -- M. and Mme. Andre Labadens. They were decorated for outstanding service to the state over a period of twenty-five years.

    M. Labadens, who is also doyen of the Court of Appeal and of the Tribunals, was created an Officer of the National Order. His wife, Mme Victoire Labadens, was made an Officer of the Ivorian Order of Merit for her work to help the poor, those in hospital and in prison.

    M. Labadens said that he and his wife had never received a more wonderful Christmas present. The couple have trained large numbers of Ivorians in accounting during the course of twenty-five years of teaching. And long before independence, M. Labadens created the country's first fully-fledged firm of accountants.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4FNGAOF09J8RLTB9C7H9K2OYK
    Media URN:
    VLVA4FNGAOF09J8RLTB9C7H9K2OYK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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