• Short Summary

    THE LIBERIAN VICE-PRESIDENT, MR WILLIAM TOLBERT, MADE A BRIEF STOP OVER AT ACCRA AIRPORT LAST FRIDAY (31 MAY) ON HIS WASY HOME FROM LAGOS WHERE HE HAD TALKS WITH OFFICIALS OF THE BAPTIST WORLD ALLIANCE IN NIGERIA.

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    THE LIBERIAN VICE-PRESIDENT, MR WILLIAM TOLBERT, MADE A BRIEF STOP OVER AT ACCRA AIRPORT LAST FRIDAY (31 MAY) ON HIS WASY HOME FROM LAGOS WHERE HE HAD TALKS WITH OFFICIALS OF THE BAPTIST WORLD ALLIANCE IN NIGERIA.

    MR TOLBERT, WHO WAS IN LAGOS FOR TWO DAYS, IS PRESIDENT OF THE BAPTIST WORLD ALLIANCE. HE WAS MET ON ARRIVAL BY THE CHIEF OF STATE PROTOCOL, MR K. B. AYENSU, THE LIBERIAN AMBASSADOR TO GHANA, MR FLAMMA SHERMAN AND OFFICIALS OF THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS AND THE LIBERIAN EMBASSY IN GHANA.

    HE WAS THEN TAKEN TO THE AIRPORT'S EXECUTIVE LOUNGE WHERE THE VICE-CHAIRMAN OF GHANA'S RULING NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, MR J. W. K. HARLLEY, WELCOMED HIM. ALSO PRESENT WAS THE COMMISSIONER FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MR ANIN AND MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

    SPEAKING TO NEWSMEN LATER MR TOLBERT SAID THE NIGERIAN CRISIS WAS OF GREAT CONCERN TO ALL AFRICA. ALL PEOPLE OF GOODWILL, HE SAID, MUST STRIVE TO END THE SUFFERING SO THAT NIGERIANS COULD LIVE TOGETHER IN PEACE, STABILITY AND MUTUAL RESPECTS.

    MR TOLBERT ADDED THAT ALTHOUGH HE HAD GONE TO NIGERIA MORE IN HIS CAPACITY AS PRESIDENT OF THE BAPTIST WORLD ALLIANCE HE HAD VERY FRUITFUL TALKS WITH THE FEDERAL MILITARY LEADER, MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON. ON THE NIGERIAN SITUATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6QRTHI1VL6ACSVZ7XW1WU0NIA
    Media URN:
    VLVA6QRTHI1VL6ACSVZ7XW1WU0NIA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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