• Short Summary

    DELEGATIONS FROM GHANA AND NIGERIA MET IN LAGOS, NIGERIA ON THURSDAY TO DISCUSS A MERGER OF BOTH COUNTRIES' AIRLINES.

  • Description

    DELEGATIONS FROM GHANA AND NIGERIA MET IN LAGOS, NIGERIA ON THURSDAY TO DISCUSS A MERGER OF BOTH COUNTRIES' AIRLINES. THE GHANAIAN DELEGATION WAS LED BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE GHANA AIRWAYS, MR. R.R. AMPONSAH. THE NIGERIAN DELEGATION WAS HEADED BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE NIGERIAN AIRWAYS CORPORATION, MR.J.A. ADEIGBO.

    THE MEETING BETWEEN THE TWO GROUPS WAS HELD IN A CONFERENCE ROOM AT LAGOS AIRPORT. IN ALL, 14 MEN REPRESENTING BOTH GOVERNMENT AND COMMERCIAL INTERESTS TOOK PART IN THE DISCUSSION.

    THURSDAY'S MEETING FOLLOWS TALKS IN ACCRA, GHANA, ABOUT A FORTNIGHT AGO.

    THE DELEGATES TO THESE TALKS HOPE TO BE ABLE TO ESTABLISH THE FRAMEWORK OF A WEST AFRICAN AIRLINE COMPANY, OF WHICH NIGERIA AND GHANA WOULD BE THE NUCLEUS.

    THE MOVE WOULD BE IN KEEPING WITH THE REGIONAL ECONOMIC GROUPING OF AFRICA BY THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY, TO PROVIDE JOINT SERVICES WITHIN AFRICAN STATES AND ABOARD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6Y7MWXJ6NJYUOQ39DY7SQVOJ2
    Media URN:
    VLVA6Y7MWXJ6NJYUOQ39DY7SQVOJ2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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