A nine-man mission from the United States, representing the textile machinery trade There, has begun a 12-day tour of Nigeria.
GV Trade building
SV Wenike Briggs welcomes American mission
GV Nigerian and industrialists seated
SV Wenike Briggs speaking
CU Mr. Max Miles
CU Wenike Briggs
CU Mr. Wilcox
CV Meeting in progress
GV Factory sign
LV Party up steps and into factory
GV Men working in factory
CU Machine PAN TO Briggs showing party round factory
GV Men working at machines
GV Party inspecting machinery
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Background: A nine-man mission from the United States, representing the textile machinery trade There, has begun a 12-day tour of Nigeria. The group is made up of experts from several sections and companies of the trade, and is led by Mr. Max Miles. During the visit a series of meetings are scheduled with Nigerian Government officials to discuss the possibility of establishing textile industries in Nigeria.
This coverage filmed by Shittu Fabiyi on Tuesday (11 November) shows the visiting mission being welcomed by the Federal Commissioner for Trades and being shown over an industrial estate soon after their arrival.