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    BRIGADIER A.A. AFRIFA, GHANA'S NEW HEAD OF STATE, HAD HIS FIRST MEETING WITH MEMBERS OF?

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    BRIGADIER A.A. AFRIFA, GHANA'S NEW HEAD OF STATE, HAD HIS FIRST MEETING WITH MEMBERS OF ALL THE REGIONAL COMMITTEES OF ADMINISTRATION ON SATURDAY (12 APRIL). THE MEETING TOOK PLACE AT THE CASTLE, OSU.

    IT WAS THE FIRST TIME THE BRIGADIER HAD MET WITH REGIONAL HEADS SINCE HE BECAME CHAIRMAN OF THE RULING NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL AFTER THE RESIGNATION OF LIEUTENANT-GENERAL ANKRAH ALMOST THREE WEEKS AGO.

    AMONG THE MATTERS THE MEETING DISCUSSED WERE SPEEDY IMPLEMENTATION OF GOVERNMENT POLICIES IN THE REGIONS AND GREATER CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE REGIONAL COMMITTEES AND GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS IN THE REGIONS.

    BRIGADIER AFRIFA IMPRESSED ON THE REGIONAL HEAD THE NEED FOR HARD WORK AND FOR STEPPING UP THE TEMPO OF OPERATIONS IN THE REGIONS. HE URGED THEM TO DO THEIR BEST TO HELP THE AIMS OF THE NEW MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT.

    REGIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS, SAID THE BRIGADIER, SHOULD GO AND SEE THE PROBLEMS OF THEIR AREAS FOR THEMSELVES. WHERE THERE WERE NO ROADS AND BRIDGES, HE ASKED THEM TO WALK TO THESE PLACES AND MEET THE PEOPLE, TALK OVER THEIR PROBLEMS WITH THEM, AND GIVE THEM ALL THE HELP THEY NEEDED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8C8RR06W9883FELXAC7OE5L5O
    Media URN:
    VLVA8C8RR06W9883FELXAC7OE5L5O
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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