• Short Summary

    THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER OF POLICE AND MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY, MR NUNOO, ENDED HIS FIVE-DAY TOUR OF THE WESTERN REGION OF GHANA RECENTLY WITH VISITS TO A TIMBER FACTORY, A RUBBER PLANTATION AND A BORDER GUARDS' TRAINING DEPOT.

  • Description

    THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER OF POLICE AND MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY, MR NUNOO, ENDED HIS FIVE-DAY TOUR OF THE WESTERN REGION OF GHANA RECENTLY WITH VISITS TO A TIMBER FACTORY, A RUBBER PLANTATION AND A BORDER GUARDS' TRAINING DEPOT.

    AT THE AFRICAN TIMBER AND PLYWOOD COMPANY'S FACTORY, MR NUNOO SAW LOCAL TIMBERS BEING PROCESSED. HE WAS SHOWN OVER THE FACTORY BY THE GENERAL MANAGER OF THE COMPANY, MR WALTERS.

    MR NUNOO ALSO SPOKE TO FARMERS AND THEIR REPRESENTATIVES AT A RUBBER PLANTATION IN SEKONDI. HE PROMISED OFFICIAL HELP TO FARMERS INTERESTED IN RUBBER PLANTING ON A LARGE SCALE.

    MR NUNOO SAID THE GOVERNMENT PLANNED TO ESTABLISH A FACTORY IN THE WESTERN REGION TO PRODUCE TYRES FOR DOMESTIC AND EXPORT SALE. MORE THAN 200 FARMERS AND MEMBERS OF THE WESTERN REGION COMMITTEE OF ADMINISTRATION WERE AT THE MEETING.

    ANOTHER OF MR NUNOO'S ENGAGEMENTS WAS A VISIT TO THE BORDER GUARD TRAINING DEPOT AT WINNEBA, WHERE HE TOOK THE SALUTE FROM RECENTLY GRADUATION RECRUITS. HE WARNED 76 RECRUITS -- 57 MEN AND 19 WOMEN -- TO BE VIGILANT FOR ACTS OF SUBVERSION.

    HE REMINDED THE RECRUITS OF THEIR LOYALTY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF GHANA, AND ASKED THEM TO BE IMPARTIAL BUT FIRM IN THEIR NEW JOB.

    MR NUNOO WAS WELCOMED TO THE PARADE BY THE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF POLICE IN CHARGE OF BORDER GUARDS, MR BADU.

    HE WAS LED TO THE SALUTING BASE WHERE THE NATIONAL ANTHEM WAS PLAYED. HE TOOK THE SALUTE AND LATER INSPECTED THE PARADE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5RWZITXZE6JXCEZOTICL6918N
    Media URN:
    VLVA5RWZITXZE6JXCEZOTICL6918N
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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