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    SPEAKING AT THE SPEECH DAY OF ST PETER'S SCHOOL IN NKWATIA, IN GHANA'S EASTERN REGION, THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL MEMBER RESPONSIBLE FOR EDUCATION, MR A.

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    SPEAKING AT THE SPEECH DAY OF ST PETER'S SCHOOL IN NKWATIA, IN GHANA'S EASTERN REGION, THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL MEMBER RESPONSIBLE FOR EDUCATION, MR A.K. DEKU, SAID THAT THOSE WHO TEACH IN GHANA'S SCHOOLS MUST BE CAPABLE OF INSPIRING THEIR PUPILS SPIRITUALLY AND MORALLY. DURING THE SPEECH DAY, THE SCHOOL AND ITS GUESTS OBSERVED A MINUTE'S SILENCE IN HONOUR OF THE LATE GENERAL KOTOKA.

    MR DEKU WAS SPEAKING AT THE SEVENTH ANNUAL SPEECH ANNUAL SPEECH DAY AND PRIZE-GIVING. HE TOLD HIS AUDIENCE THAT TEACHERS SHOULD TRAIN YOUTH IN THE BELIEF THAT GOD WAS THE SOURCE OF ALL KNOWLEDGE. HE SAID THAT GHANA NEEDS ALL THE KNOWLEDGE THAT HER CITIZENS COULD ACQUIRE.

    THE OCCASION MARKED THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SCHOOL, WHICH WAS FOUNDED BY THE MOST REVEREND JOSEPH BOWERS, WHO WAS A GUEST SPEAKER, AS WAS THE HEADMASTER, REVEREND CLEMENT HOTZE.

    AMONG THE OTHER GUESTS WERE THE SCHOOL CHAIRMAN, OMANHENE OF KWAHU, NANA AKUAMOAH THE SECOND AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EASTERN REGION COMMITTEE OF ADMINISTRATION, LIEUTENANT-COLONEL YEBOAH. ALSO ATTENDING WERE THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL MR VICTOR OWUSU AND THE NKWATIAHENE, NANA ATUOBI YIADOM THE FOURTH.

    IN HIS SPEECH, MR DEKU URGED ALL STUDENTS TO LEARN TO LOOK BEYOND THEIR OWN HORIZONS AND BE READY TO CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIALLY BENEFICIAL ENDEAVOURS. THIS COULD BE DONE, HE SAID, IF THEY ACHIEVED HIGH ACADEMIC STANDARDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE219VS67VCVP1GTD2OFCRMBAW
    Media URN:
    VLVAE219VS67VCVP1GTD2OFCRMBAW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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