• Short Summary

    THE NORTHERN REGION GROUP OF GHANA'S CONSTITUTIONAL, COMMISSION RETURNED TO ACCRA ON FRIDAY AFTER A ONE-WEEK TOUR OF THE NORTHERN REGION.

  • Description

    THE NORTHERN REGION GROUP OF GHANA'S CONSTITUTIONAL, COMMISSION RETURNED TO ACCRA ON FRIDAY AFTER A ONE-WEEK TOUR OF THE NORTHERN REGION. DURING THEIR TOUR, THE COMMISSION HELD MEETINGS AT HO AND PEKI.

    DURING THEIR TOUR, MEMBERS OF THE GROUP RECEIVED 25 MEMORANDA, AND HEARD EVIDENCE FROM ABOUT 50 PEOPLE. THE GROUP CHAIRMAN, NENE AZU MATE KORLE, SAID THAT IT WAS NECESSARY FOR THE COMMISSION TO OBTAIN THE VIEWS OF THE PEOPLE BEFORE A NEW CONSTITUTION FOR THE COUNTRY WAS DRAFTED.

    AT HO, THE MEETING WAS ATTENDED BY CHIEFS AND PEOPLE FROM THE ASOGLI TRADITIONAL AREA. THE MEETING WAS HELD IN THE MEETING HALL OF THE HO URBAN COUNCIL. THE CHIEFS ASKED THE COMMISSION TO CONSIDER FACTORS PECULIAR TO THE REGION, INCLUDING ETHNIC GROUPING AND CULTURE.

    AT PEKI, THE PARAMOUNT CHIEF OF THE PEKI TRADITIONAL AREA ASKED THE COMMISSION TO RECOMMEND IN ITS FINDINGS THAT THE VOLTA REGION SHOULD BE DIVIDED INTO THREE LOCAL COUNCIL AREAS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADJXASDYC89QWRNRX2HCPAO9TZ
    Media URN:
    VLVADJXASDYC89QWRNRX2HCPAO9TZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1967
    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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