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    THE CHAIRMAN OF GHANA'S NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL (N.L.C.), BRIGADIER A.A. AFRIFA, LAST SATURDAY (MAY 10)?

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    THE CHAIRMAN OF GHANA'S NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL (N.L.C.), BRIGADIER A.A. AFRIFA, LAST SATURDAY (MAY 10) INAUGURATED A NEW ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR ACCRA AND A NETWORK CONTROL CENTRE. THE PROJECT WAS JOINTLY FINANCED BY THE WEST GERMAN GOVERNMENT, THE ELECTRICITY CORPORATION OF GHANA AND THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION.

    ACCOMPANIED BY THE VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE N.L.C., MR. J.W.K. HARLLEY, AND ANOTHER N.L.C. MEMBERS, LIEUTENANT-COLONEL YEBOAH, BRIGADIER AFRIFA TOURED THE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND THE CONTROL CENTRE.

    GHANA'S NEW LEADER, WHO TOOK OVER AFTER THE RESIGNATION OF GENERAL JOSEPH ANKRAH, SAID HE HOPED THE NEW SYSTEM WOULD STOP THE INTERMITTENT POWER FAILURES WHICH HAD BEEN EXPERIENCED IN ACCRA. HE THANKED THE WEST GERMAN GOVERNMENT FOR THE LOAN IT GRANTED GHANA FOR THE PROJECT.

    AFTER THE OFFICIAL OPENING, THE N.L.C. MEMBERS AND OTHER DISTINGUISHED GUESTS WERE SHOWN ROUND BY THE MANAGING DIRECTOR OF THE ELECTRICITY CORPORATION OF GHANA, MR. E.Q.H. ACQUAH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA85WU01RP7EQUU413X2CM5O7H0
    Media URN:
    VLVA85WU01RP7EQUU413X2CM5O7H0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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