Several delegations of African Boy Scouts are in Cotonou, Dahomey for an 11-day Seminar on Community Development.
GV PAN site of meeting
SV Ahomadegbe arrives PAN TO CU of flag being held by Standard bearer
MS Ahomadegbe shaking hands with guard officer
GV INT. conference hall
MS Chief Scout speaking PAN TO Ahomadegbe and others listening
SV Scouts listen (2 shots)
SCU Scout chief speaking
GV PAN scouts listen
MS Ahomadegbe presented with lapel badge
GV Audience look on
SCU Ahomadegbe and chief scout shake hands
SV Scouts seated
SCU Conference emblem on wall TILT DOWN TO Ahomadegbe making speech
GV EXT. Ahomadegbe and party leave building
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Background: Several delegations of African Boy Scouts are in Cotonou, Dahomey for an 11-day Seminar on Community Development. The seminar's opening was attended by Mr. Justin Ahomadegbe a member of Dahomey's three-man Presidential Council. Mr. Ahomadege addressed the gathering of scouts on roles they can play in the development of their local communities.
SYNOPSIS: Groups of boy scouts from various parts of Africa travelled to Cotonou, Dahomey for last weekend's opening of a community development seminar. Mr. Justin Ahomadegbe, a member of Dahomey's three-man Presidential Council arrived for the opening of the seminar on Sunday.
Inside the conference hall scout leaders addressed the assembly, which included visiting delegations from Nigeria, Kenya, Liberia, and Uganda.
Later Mr. Ahomadegve was presented with a scout badge while the young scouts looked on.
Mr. Ahomadegbe addressed the scouts on the theme of the seminar which will come to a close on March 30. In his speech he outlined the role that boy scouts might be able to play in local community development.