• Short Summary

    LIEUTENANT-COLONEL ODUMEGWU OJUKWU, LEADER OF BIAFRA, THE BREAKAWAY EASTERN REGION OF NIGERIA, HAS TOLD A JOINT MEETING OF HIS REGIME'S CONSULTATIVE ASSEMBLY AND COUNCIL OF CHIEFS THAT HE DOES NOT WANT RELIEF AID FOR THOUSANDS OF REFUGEES THREATENED WITH DEATH IF IT COMES FROM "HALF-HEARTED AND HYPOCRITICAL" GOVERNMENTS....

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    LIEUTENANT-COLONEL ODUMEGWU OJUKWU, LEADER OF BIAFRA, THE BREAKAWAY EASTERN REGION OF NIGERIA, HAS TOLD A JOINT MEETING OF HIS REGIME'S CONSULTATIVE ASSEMBLY AND COUNCIL OF CHIEFS THAT HE DOES NOT WANT RELIEF AID FOR THOUSANDS OF REFUGEES THREATENED WITH DEATH IF IT COMES FROM "HALF-HEARTED AND HYPOCRITICAL" GOVERNMENTS....AND HE MADE IT CLEAR THAT HE WAS REFERRING TO BRITAIN.

    BUT COLONEL OJUKWU ALSO SAID THAT BIAFRA WOULD WELCOME HELP FROM WHAT HE CALLED GENUINE SOURCES. U THANT, THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL, TODAY APPEALED TO HIM TO ALLOW MEDICAL AND FOOD SUPPLIES TO BE CHANNELLED THROUGH FEDERAL NIGERIA, A COURSE WHICH BIAFRA HAS ALREADY TURNED DOWN.

    AT THE MEETING IN OWERRI, THE SECESSIONIST LEADER SAID......

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    Film ID:
    VLVACOT8KNHGBZNCHWUWCDMINR6Y2
    Media URN:
    VLVACOT8KNHGBZNCHWUWCDMINR6Y2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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