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    BRIGADIER A.A. AFRIFA, THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER FOR FINANCE, RECENTLY ATTENDED A DURBAR HELD IN HIS?

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    BRIGADIER A.A. AFRIFA, THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER FOR FINANCE, RECENTLY ATTENDED A DURBAR HELD IN HIS HONOUR BY THE CHIEFS AND PEOPLE OF THE OFFINSO TRADITIONAL AREA. BRIGADIER AFRIFA, WHO IS A MEMBER OF THE RULING NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, WAS ACCOMPANIED ON THE VISIT BY MR S.Q. ACHEAMPONG, A MEMBER OF THE ASHANTI REGIONAL COMMITTEE OF ADMINISTRATION.

    BRIGADIER AFRIFA WAS WELCOMED TO THE DURBAR BY THE HEADMASTER OF DWAMENA AKENTEN SECONDARY SCHOOL, MR. K.A. ABABIO. THE OFFINSOHENE, NANA IWAFE EKENTEN THE SECOND PLEDGED THE SUPPORT OF HIS PEOPLE FOR THE N.L.C. AND LATER PRESENTED A COPY OF THE ADDRESS TO THE BRIGADIER.

    THE COMMISSIONER FOR FINANCE APPEALED TO GHANAIANS TO SUPPORT THE N.L.C. IN ITD EFFORTS TO REBUILD GHANA. HE STATED THAT THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE N.L.C. WOULD SOON COME TO AN END AND THAT THE BAN ON POLITICS WOULD BE LIFTED SHORTLY. FOLLOWING HIS ADDRESS THERE WAS AN ENTERTAINMENT OF DRUMMING AND DANCING.

    LATER, BRIGADIER AFRIFA VISITED ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL AT MAASE, NEAR OFFINSO. HE WAS CONDUCTED ROUND THE HOSPITAL BY OFFICIALS, SPENT SOME TIME TALKING TO PATIENTS AND ADMIRED THE THREE-DAY OLD TWINS OF MRS KWADJO ADDAE.

    FROM THE HOSPITAL, BRIGADIER AFRIFA WENT TO THE OFFINSO WOMEN'S TRAINING COLLEGE WHERE HE WAS WELCOMED BY THE VICE-PRINCIPAL, MRS MARGARET ASAMOAH, AND LATER ADDRESSED THE STUDENTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9G3878NACBF2FEZ8KNOGZYCI9
    Media URN:
    VLVA9G3878NACBF2FEZ8KNOGZYCI9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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