• Short Summary

    THE MILITARY GOVERNOR OF EASTERN NIGERIA, LIEUTENANT COLONEL ODUMEGWU OJUKWU, ON WEDNESDAY (MARCH 15) MADE AN IMPROMPTU VISIT BY HELICOPTER TO NSUKKA UNIVERSITY TO THANK STUDENTS FOR THEIR SUPPORT DURING NIGERIA'S CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS.

  • Description

    THE MILITARY GOVERNOR OF EASTERN NIGERIA, LIEUTENANT COLONEL ODUMEGWU OJUKWU, ON WEDNESDAY (MARCH 15) MADE AN IMPROMPTU VISIT BY HELICOPTER TO NSUKKA UNIVERSITY TO THANK STUDENTS FOR THEIR SUPPORT DURING NIGERIA'S CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS.

    COLONEL OJUKWU HAS THREATENED TO MOVE EASTERN NIGERIA AWAY FROM THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT BY THE END OF THIS MONTH IF THE AGREEMENTS REACHED AT LAST JANUARY'S MEETING OF NIGERIAN MILITARY LEADERS IN ABURI, GHANA, ARE NOT IMPLEMENTED. THESE AGREEMENTS TEND TO DECENTRALISE THE COUNTRY'S POLITICAL STRUCTURE.

    (TODAY (FRIDAY), THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS PUBLISHING A DRAFT DECREE ON THE COUNTRY'S CONSTITUTIONAL FUTURE.)
    COLONEL OJUKWU LANDED IN A HELICOPTER ON THE UNIVERSITY'S PLAYING FIELD AND WAS GIVEN AN ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME BY ABOUT 1,000 STUDENTS.

    HE TOLD THE STUDENTS:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA1I3QCDIVQ09ZNWKO5PHN3F9M
    Media URN:
    VLVAA1I3QCDIVQ09ZNWKO5PHN3F9M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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