• Short Summary

    The Secretary to the Canadian Government Cabinet and Civil Service Chief, Mr. Gordon Robertson, met?

  • Description

    The Secretary to the Canadian Government Cabinet and Civil Service Chief, Mr. Gordon Robertson, met Nigerian Head of State General Yakubu Gown on Tuesday (May 1) during his official ten-day visit. Mr. Robertson, on a tour of six of Nigeria's states to examine the country's public services at the invitation of the Federal Government, paid a courtesy call on General Gown at his Dodan Barracks headquarters.

    The two men discussed Nigeria's methods of government, and General Gowon said the Federal Government operated on loyalty to the nation and the people -- not to any political party or ethnic group. General Gowon said his government practised' true democracy' in its decision-making processes.

    SYNOPSIS: Nigerian Head of State General Yakubu Gowon received Canadian Cabinet Secretary Mr. Gordon Robertson at his Dodan Barrack headquarters in Lagos on Tuesday. Mr. Robertson was paying a courtesy call on General Gowon during his official ten-day tour of Nigeria.

    The two men talked about Nigeria's methods of government, and General Gowon said his Federal Government practised a 'true democracy'. It was loyal only to the nation and the people, he said -- not to any political party or ethnic group. Mr. Robertson, who is also head of the Canadian civil service, was touring six of the Nigeria's states to examine its public services at the invitation of the Federal Government.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACHBF2ILJ4VYEOO3SVWB76PT50
    Media URN:
    VLVACHBF2ILJ4VYEOO3SVWB76PT50
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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