• Short Summary

    NIGERIA'S MILITARY RULER MAJOR GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON ATTENDED REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICES ON SUNDAY (9 NOV) IN LAGOS AND PLACED A WREATH AT THE CENOTAPH IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED IN TWO WORLD WARS.

  • Description

    NIGERIA'S MILITARY RULER MAJOR GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON ATTENDED REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICES ON SUNDAY (9 NOV) IN LAGOS AND PLACED A WREATH AT THE CENOTAPH IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED IN TWO WORLD WARS.

    BEFORE PLACING THE WREATH AT THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER GENERAL GOWON INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR. LATER HE READ THE LESSON AT THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST.

    AMONG THOSE ATTENDING THE SERVICES WERE FOREIGN MILITARY OBSERVERS AND A NUMBER OF DIPLOMATS INCLUDING THE BRITISH AND RUSSIAN AMBASSADORS TO NIGERIA. INTERDENOMINATIONAL SERVICES WERE HELD THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB8MXPBAJKTZPTU1LXNFVITBX9
    Media URN:
    VLVAB8MXPBAJKTZPTU1LXNFVITBX9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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