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    MR. JOHN HARLLEY, DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF GHANA'S PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION AND CHAIRMAN OF THE CENTRAL CENSUS?

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    MR. JOHN HARLLEY, DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF GHANA'S PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION AND CHAIRMAN OF THE CENTRAL CENSUS COMMITTEE, OPENED A ONE-WEEK TRAINING COURSE FOR SENIOR FIELD CENSUS OFFICERS ON SUNDAY.;
    MORE THAN 100 OFFICERS FROM THE VOLTA, EASTERN, GREATER ACCRA, AND WESTERN REGIONS ATTENDED THE COURSE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA IN ACCRA. IT IS DESIGNED TO PREPARE OFFICIALS FOR NEXT YEAR'S POPULATION CENSUS.

    ON HAND FOR CEREMONY WERE MR. J.S. ADOO, CENSUS FIELD ORGANIZER, MR. NUWORAU, DEPUTY FIELD ORGANIZER AND DR. K.T. DE GRAFT JOHNSON, CENSUS CO-ORDINATOR.

    MR. HARLLEY TOLD THE OFFICERS THAT THE FORTHCOMING POPULATION CENSUS IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT NATIONAL PROJECTS OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC SIGNIFICANCE. HE ADDED THAT IT WOULD PROVIDE ESSENTIAL GUIDELINES FOR FUTURE PLANNING.

    ONLY A FEW DAYS AFTER OPENING THE COURSE, MR. HARLLEY A FOUNDER MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL RESIGNED AS THE COUNTRY'S POLICE CHIEF. A STATEMENT BY THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SAID HE HAD DECIDED TO RESIGN TO AVOID ANY CONFLICTS THAT MIGHT ARISE FROM HOLDING TWO POSITIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACPM337H7UCZLQZN8BO7G8B8WS
    Media URN:
    VLVACPM337H7UCZLQZN8BO7G8B8WS
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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