• Short Summary

    Nigeria's head of state, Major-General Yakubu Gowon, broadcast to the nation tonight (October 1) on the anniversary of ten years of independence.

  • Description

    Nigeria's head of state, Major-General Yakubu Gowon, broadcast to the nation tonight (October 1) on the anniversary of ten years of independence. In a keynote speech, General Gowon gave the nation five objectives to be realised through a national development plan. The objectives would make a united Nigeria, self-reliant, strong and a democratic society which would be egalitarian with true and equal opportunity for all.

    The Nigeria head of state also referred to the country's role in African and World affairs. He linked the country with all the other developing countries and indicated that they must break the economic domination of the stronger nations.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9B6LOFQL24KE101AGF6PORWZM
    Media URN:
    VLVA9B6LOFQL24KE101AGF6PORWZM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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