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    THE THIRD GHANAIAN NATIONAL HORTICULTURAL SHOW WAS OPENED IN ACCRA BY MR. J.K. CHINEBUAH, THE?

  • Description

    THE THIRD GHANAIAN NATIONAL HORTICULTURAL SHOW WAS OPENED IN ACCRA BY MR. J.K. CHINEBUAH, THE PRINCIPAL SECRETARY OF THE MINISTRY OF FORESTRY. THE SHOW, DISPLAYS ASPECTS OF FLORAL DECORATION, LANDSCAPING AND BACKYARD GARDENING. BUT ITS ATTRACTIONS ALSO INCLUDE A NUMBER OF WILD ANIMALS.

    MR. CHINEBUAH READ A MESSAGE FROM THE COMMISSIONER FOR FORESTRY APPEALING TO GHANAIANS WHOSE HOUSED ARE NEAR ROAD SIDES TO PLANT GARDENS IN FRONT OF THEIR HOUSES AS A CONTRIBUTION TO THE BEAUTY OF THEIR CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES. AS AN INCENTIVE TOWARDS BEAUTIFYING THE CITIES IT IS PROPOSED TO ORGANISE ANNUAL GARDEN COMPETITIONS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.

    MR. ARCHIE CASELY HAYFORD, AN ACCRA BARRISTER AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE HORTICULTURAL SHOW, APPEALED IN HIS SPEECH TO THE GHANAIANS TO HAVE A SENSE OF URGENCY IN KEEPING THEIR CITIES CLEAN. HE CALLED ON PRESENT AND FUTURE GOVERNMENTS TO ADOPT A SYSTEM WHEREBY THE PEOPLE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CLEANING PLACES WHERE THEY HAVE PROPERTY.

    DURING THE THREE DAYS OF THE SHOW IT HAS BEEN VISITED BY MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL AND MANY OFFICIALS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND GARDENS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE3NG5WSFUFS5OCL9RX8CN2KO9
    Media URN:
    VLVAE3NG5WSFUFS5OCL9RX8CN2KO9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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