• Short Summary

    THE GHANIAN COMMISSIONER FOR FINANCE BRIGADIER AFRIFA THIS WEEK CALLED ON GHANAIANS TO BE DEVOTED TO THEIR COUNTRY.

  • Description

    THE GHANIAN COMMISSIONER FOR FINANCE BRIGADIER AFRIFA THIS WEEK CALLED ON GHANAIANS TO BE DEVOTED TO THEIR COUNTRY. BRIGADIER AFRIFA WAS SPEAKING AT A CEREMONY HELD AT THE ACCRA COMMUNITY CENTRE FOR THE LAUNCHING OF HIS BOOKLET PRICE OF FREEDOM.

    THE BOOKLET TELLS THE LIFE STORY OF THE LATE LIEUTENANT GENERAL E.K. KOTOKA A LEADING FIGURE IN THE 1966 OVERTHROW OF PRESIDENT NKRUMAH. THE GENERAL WAS LATER KILLED IN AN ABORTIVE COUP BY YOUNG ARMY OFFICERS.

    BRIGADIER AFRIFA SAID THAT THE MOTIVES AND AIMS FOR WHICH THE LATE GENERAL SHOULD ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED. IN A SUPPORTING SPEECH, MR. J.G. AMAMO, EDITOR OF THE GHANAIAN TIMES, SAID THAT GHANAIANS WOULD ALWAYS APPRECIATE THE RESULTS OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL'S REVOLT AGAINST NKRUMAH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA81XN90CWDQPHCDIHOD4HC3S63
    Media URN:
    VLVA81XN90CWDQPHCDIHOD4HC3S63
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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