• Short Summary

    A delegation of executive members of the West African Chambers of Commerce called on Nigeria's Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, on Monday (18 November) at his Dodan Barracks Office.

  • Description

    1.
    SV Cars with delegates arriving
    0.05

    2.
    SV Gown's office
    0.10

    3.
    SV Officials being greeted
    0.16

    4.
    SV Interior Delegates
    0.21

    5.
    SV Gowon entering and applauded (2 shots)
    0.27

    6.
    SCU Gowon and Chief Delegate Fajemirokun seated
    0.35

    7.
    Delegates applauded
    0.38

    8.
    SV Fajemirokun
    0.42

    9.
    PAN ALONG Delegates
    0.50

    10.
    SV Fajemirokun hands Cowon film and applauded
    0.56

    11.
    SV Photographers
    1.00

    12.
    SV Gowon leaving
    1.04


    DELEGATES ARRIVING: GENERAL GOWON'S OFFICE: OFFICIAL BEING GREETED: GENERAL GOWON ENTERING AND APPLAUDED: GOWON AND CHIEF DELEGATE FAJEMIROKUN: VARIOUS VIEWS OF MEETING: GENERAL GOWON PRESENTED WITH FILM.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A delegation of executive members of the West African Chambers of Commerce called on Nigeria's Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, on Monday (18 November) at his Dodan Barracks Office.

    The delegates led by the Chamber's President, Dr Henry Fajemirokun, a Nigerian, received praise from General Gowon for their contributions to the economic growth of West Africa.

    Dr Fajemirokun later presented General Gowon with a documentary film on West African economic union.

    The Chamboi set up in November, 1972, has 11 members. It is based in the Ghanaian capital, Accra.

    SYNOPSIS: A delegation from the West African Chamber of Commerce visited Dodan Barracks the office of Nigeria's Head of State, General Gowon -- in Lagos on Monday. The delegates were paying a courtesy visit to General Gowon.

    General Gowon warmly praised the Chamber's President, Dr Henry Fajemirokun, a Nigerian, and his executive members, for their contributions to the economic growth of West Africa. The Chamber was set up in November nineteen seventy-two. It is based in Accra, capital of Ghana, and has eleven members.

    The delegates and General Gowon discussed a wide range of subjects affecting the economics of the Chamber's member countries. At the end of the meeting, Dr Fajemirokum presented General Gowon with a half-hour-long documentary film, entitled, "West African Economic Union", on behalf of the members of the Chamber.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4IXR1SYJKFCB1RU6U4NGAK9O6
    Media URN:
    VLVA4IXR1SYJKFCB1RU6U4NGAK9O6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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