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    LIEUTENANT-GENERAL ANKRAH, THE CHAIRMAN OF GHANA'S RULING NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, (N.L.C.) HAS ANNOUNCED MOVES FOR?

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    LIEUTENANT-GENERAL ANKRAH, THE CHAIRMAN OF GHANA'S RULING NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, (N.L.C.) HAS ANNOUNCED MOVES FOR HIS COUNTRY'S RETURN TO CIVILIAN RULE BY THE END OF SEPTEMBER NEXT YEAR.

    IN A RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCAST ON WEDNESDAY (22 MAY) GENERAL ANKRAH SAID THE COUNCIL HAD DECIDED THAT THERE SHOULD BE SEPARATE ELECTIONS FOR THE CONSTITUENT AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLIES - THOSE FOR THE CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY BEING ON A NON-PARTY BASIS.

    THE GENERAL ADDED THAT THE CONSTITUTION WOULD BE PROMULGATED BY THE COUNCIL AFTER THE CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY HAD CONCLUDED ITS WORK. THE COUNTRY WOULD THEN BE READY TO EMBARK ON THE SECOND STAGE OF ITS PROGRESS TOWARDS CIVILIAN RULE WITH THE LIFTING OF THE BAN ON POLITICAL ACTIVITY.

    THIS, HE SAID, WOULD ENABLE POLITICAL PARTIES TO BE FORMED TO PREPARE FOR ELECTIONS TO PARLIAMENT OR THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND A RETURN TO CIVILIAN RULE BY, IT WAS HOPED, NOT LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 30, 1969.

    GENERAL ANKRAH WAS WELCOMED ON HIS ARRIVAL, AT BROADCASTING HOUSE BY THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF BROADCASTING, MR. W.F. COLEMAN, AND HIS DEPUTY, MR. ERIC ADJORLOLO. WITH THE GENERAL WERE THE VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE N.L.C., MR. J.W.K. HARLLEY, AND THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB9RQ4LQK3BEVTM5QOH4QZQ7YK
    Media URN:
    VLVAB9RQ4LQK3BEVTM5QOH4QZQ7YK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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