• Short Summary

    THE END OF THE MOSLEM FAST OF RAMADAN WAS CELEBRATED WIT PRAYERS AND FESTIVITIES IN THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL, LAGOS, ON THURSDAY.

  • Description

    THE END OF THE MOSLEM FAST OF RAMADAN WAS CELEBRATED WIT PRAYERS AND FESTIVITIES IN THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL, LAGOS, ON THURSDAY. A MASS CONGREGATION OF MOSLEMS WAS LED IN PRAYER BY THE CHIEF IMAM OF LAGOS, AFTER WHICH THE STREETS OF THE CAPITAL WERE FILLED WITH DANCING CROWDS.

    IN HIS PRAYERS, THE CHIEF IMAM CALLED ON MOSLEMS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY TO COMBINE TO ENSURE THAT THE COUNTRY WAS PEACEFUL, PROSPEROUS AND INDUSTRIOUS.

    AFTER THE PRAYERS TO MARK THE END OF THE FAST, NIGERIAN MOSLEMS BEGAN THE TRADITIONAL FEASTING, AND DANCERS ACCOMPANIED BY DRUMS PARADED THROUGH THE STREETS. AMONG THOSE WHO WATCHED THE CELEBRATIONS WAS NIGERIA'S HEAD OF GOVERNMENT LIEUTENANT-COLONEL YAKUBU GOWON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA89ZZILT14EWN59I8LH1DSOJCT
    Media URN:
    VLVA89ZZILT14EWN59I8LH1DSOJCT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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