• Short Summary

    DR. K. A. BUSIA, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE CENTRE FOR CIVIC?

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    DR. K. A. BUSIA, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE CENTRE FOR CIVIC EDUCATION, HAS BEEN VISITING THE NORTHERN AND UPPER REGIONS OF GHANA WHERE HE HAS BEEN ADDRESSING MEETINGS ON THE AIMS OF THE NEW CIVIC EDUCATION CENTRE AND APPEALING TO THE PEOPLE TO HELP MAKE THE CENTRE A SUCCESS.

    THERE WAS A WARM WELCOME FOR DR. BUSIA WHEN HE ARRIVED AT TAMALE. DRUMMERS AND DANCERS FROM TRIBAL GROUPS IN THE AREA WERE THERE TO JOIN IN THE RECEPTION. THE CHAIRMAN OF THE TRUSTEES WAS ACCOMPANIED BY MEMBERS OF THE NORTHERN REGIONAL COMMITTEE OF ADMINISTRATION, LED BY THEIR CHAIRMAN COLONEL P. LARYEA.

    IN HIS WELCOME, COL. LARYEA PRAISED DR. BUSIA FOR HIS UNTIRING EFFORTS TOWARDS INDIVIDUAL LIBERTY WHICH HE SAID HAD WON HIM THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE CENTRE FOR CIVIC EDUCATION.

    AT BOLGATANGA, DR. BUSIA WAS WELCOMED BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE UPPER REGIONAL COMMITTEE, MR. E. A. OCANSEY, WHO SAID HE HOPED THE NEW CENTRE WOULD HELP ESTABLISH TRUE DEMOCRACY IN GHANA. HE URGED THE PEOPLE TO PLAY THEIR PART IN MAKING THE CENTRE A SUCCESS.

    DR. BUSIA TOLD THE PEOPLE THAT THE CENTRE WAS ONE OF THE METHODS THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL WAS USING TO GET PEOPLE TOGETHER TO BUILD THE KIND OF DEMOCRACY THAT GHANA SHOULD HAVE. HE SAID THE CENTRE WOULD MAKE GHANAIANS AWARE OF THEIR ROLE AS CITIZENS IN A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY AND WOULD GIVE THEM AN APPRECIATION OF THE IDEALS OF PUBLIC SERVICE, INTEGRITY, HONESTY, TOLERANCE AND OTHER VALUES WHICH CONSTITUTED A FIRM FOUNDATION FOR A FREE SOCIETY.

    THE MEETING WAS ENTERTAINED BY THE DAGOMBA TAKI DANCERS AND DRUMMERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA50NSCQR3OC5KT8WVMSMI19AXT
    Media URN:
    VLVA50NSCQR3OC5KT8WVMSMI19AXT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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