• Short Summary

    NEXT WEEK, 13-YEAR-OLD TOKUNBO AKINTOLA WILL BECOME THE FIRST NIGERIAN BOY TO GO TO ETON, THE FAMOUS BRITISH PUBLIC SCHOOL.

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    NEXT WEEK, 13-YEAR-OLD TOKUNBO AKINTOLA WILL BECOME THE FIRST NIGERIAN BOY TO GO TO ETON, THE FAMOUS BRITISH PUBLIC SCHOOL. TOKUNBO'S FATHER IS THE PREMIER OF WESTERN NIGERIA AND THIS WEEK, HIS MOTHER ARRIVED FROM HOME TO SEE TO HIS UNIFORM AND TO SEE HIM SETTLED IN HIS NEW SCHOOL.

    TOKS - AS HE HAS BEEN KNOWN AT THE BERKSHIRE PREP SCHOOL HE'S BEEN ATTENDING SINCE 1961 - IS LOOKING FORWARD TO GOING TO ETON. COMMENTING ON THE UNIFORM, HE SAID: "IT'S A BIT STRANGE, BUT I SUPPOSE I'LL GET USED TO IT".

    HE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO ENGLISH, CRICKET AND ATHLETICS - "I'M NOT BAD OVER 100 YARDS", HE SAID DURING AN INTERVIEW AT THE LONDON HOME OF WESTERN NIGERIA'S AGENT-GENERAL WHERE HE IS STAYING. BUT MATHS, HE ADDED IN THE BRITISH PUBLIC SCHOOL TRADITION OF FAIRNESS, WAS HIS WORST SUBJECT - "I WON'T BE TOO HAPPY TO MEET THE MATHS MASTER".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6D4KUG0ATGJ3MBS63U1SMTZPP
    Media URN:
    VLVA6D4KUG0ATGJ3MBS63U1SMTZPP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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