• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT AHMADOU AHIDJO, OF CAMEROUN, HAS BEEN HAVING TALKS IN LAGOS WITH THE NIGERIAN FEDERAL LEADER, MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON ON WAYS OF ENDING THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT AHMADOU AHIDJO, OF CAMEROUN, HAS BEEN HAVING TALKS IN LAGOS WITH THE NIGERIAN FEDERAL LEADER, MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON ON WAYS OF ENDING THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR. PRESIDENT AHIDJO ARRIVED IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) FROM PARIS.

    PRESIDENT AHIDJO, WHO IS CHAIRMAN OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY, IS A MEMBER OF THE PAN AFRICAN ORGANISATION'S SIX-NATION STANDING COMMITTEE ON NIGERIA.

    OTHER MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE ARE THE HEADS OF STATE OF ETHIOPIA, LIBERIA, GHANA, NIGER AND CONGO-KINSHASA.

    PRESIDENT AHIDJO WAS WELCOMED AT LAGOS AIRPORT BY GENERAL GOWON, HEADS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS, AND A SMALL GROUP OF CAMEROUNIAN NATIONALS WHO CHANTED A WELCOME SONG.

    HE ALSO INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR MOUNTED BY A DETACHMENT OF THE FEDERAL NIGERIAN ARMY, DRESSED IN COMBAT UNIFORM.

    THE PRESIDENT SAID HE HOPED IT WOULD BE POSSIBLE TO BRING NIGERIA AND THE BREAKAWAY EASTERN REGION OF BIAFRA TO TALK PEACE UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE O.A.U.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEFP5MOHEDB0N401J14DOOLZL4
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFP5MOHEDB0N401J14DOOLZL4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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