• Short Summary

    TRUSTEES OF THE KOTOKA TRUST FUND -- SET UP TO ADMINISTER MONEY FOR MEMORIALS TO GENERAL KOTOKA AND THE THREE OTHER GHANA ARMY OFFICERS WHO DIED IN LAST APRIL'S ABORTIVE INSURRECTION, ATTENDED A MEMORIAL SERVICE IN GHANA'S EASTERN REGION.

  • Description

    TRUSTEES OF THE KOTOKA TRUST FUND -- SET UP TO ADMINISTER MONEY FOR MEMORIALS TO GENERAL KOTOKA AND THE THREE OTHER GHANA ARMY OFFICERS WHO DIED IN LAST APRIL'S ABORTIVE INSURRECTION, ATTENDED A MEMORIAL SERVICE IN GHANA'S EASTERN REGION.

    THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MR. JUSTICE NII AMAA OLLENU, GAVE AN ASSURANCE THAT ALL THE MONEY DONATED TO THE FUND ILL BE USED FOR MEMORIALS.

    HE WAS SPEAKING IN JACKSON PARK, KORORIDUA IN THE EASTERN REGION WHERE HE FORMALLY LAUNCHED THE FUND.

    THE CEREMONY WAS ATTENDED BY CHIEFS FROM ALL OVER THE REGION, WORKERS, MARKET WOMEN AND SCHOOLCHILDREN. ONE OF THE MAIN FEATURES OF THE CEREMONY WAS THE TRADITIONAL DANCING AND DRUMMING BY THE CHIEFS AND THEIR PEOPLE. CHILDREN ALSO JOINED IN THE DANCING.

    MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES GREETED THE CHIEFS. THEY WERE PRESENTED BY PRINCE YAO BOATENG, CHAIRMAN OF THE REGIONAL COMMITTEE FOR THE FUND.

    LATER THEY ATTENDED A MEMORIAL SERVICE IN ADA, ALSO IN THE EASTERN REGION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEEJ0CH80A5LGIOR8EWQTP98LI
    Media URN:
    VLVAEEJ0CH80A5LGIOR8EWQTP98LI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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