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    A FOUR-MAN NIGERIAN MISSION, CURRENTLY ON AN EXTENSIVE OVERSEAS GOODWILL TOUR, HAS A MEETING WITH PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC ON SATURDAY (MARCH 7).

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    A FOUR-MAN NIGERIAN MISSION, CURRENTLY ON AN EXTENSIVE OVERSEAS GOODWILL TOUR, HAS A MEETING WITH PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC ON SATURDAY (MARCH 7).

    THE NIGERIAN MISSION, LED BY THE FEDERAL COMMISSIONER FOR COMMUNICATIONS, MR ALHAJI AMINU KANO, SPENT TWO DAYS IN CAIRO. DURING THEIR MEETING WITH PRESIDENT NASSER, MEMBERS OF THE GOODWILL MISSION DELIVERED A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM THE NIGERIAN HEAD OF STATE, MAJOR GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON.

    THE FOUR-MAN NIGERIAN TEAM WILL BE DELIVERING SIMILAR MESSAGES TO AUTHORITIES IN EACH COUNTRY THEY VISIT.

    OTHER NATIONS ON THE TOUR ITINERY INCLUDE BRITAIN, THE SOVIET UNION, BULGARIA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND ALGERIA.

    BRITAIN AND THE SOVIET UNION WERE NIGERIA'S MAIN ARMS SUPPLIERS DURING THE CIVIL WAS WHICH ENDED IN JANUARY.

    OTHER MEMBERS OF THE NIGERIAN DELEGATION INCLUDE ALHAJI Y.A. GOBIR, PERMANENT SECRETARY IN THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, LIEUTENANT COLONEL R.N. DUMUJE OF THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE AND MR J.A. ADEYEYE, DEPUTY SECRETARY IN THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAOF24QS82RVB50TW8YYDK5Q5C
    Media URN:
    VLVAAOF24QS82RVB50TW8YYDK5Q5C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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