• Short Summary

    THE MILITARY GOVERNOR OF NIGERIA'S WESTERN REGION, COLONEL ROBERT ADEBAYO, TOLD A MEETING OF YORUBAS IN IBADAN ON WEDNESDAY THAT A PLOT TO OVERTHROW THE REGION'S MILITARY GOVERNMENT HAD BEEN UNCOVERED.

  • Description

    THE MILITARY GOVERNOR OF NIGERIA'S WESTERN REGION, COLONEL ROBERT ADEBAYO, TOLD A MEETING OF YORUBAS IN IBADAN ON WEDNESDAY THAT A PLOT TO OVERTHROW THE REGION'S MILITARY GOVERNMENT HAD BEEN UNCOVERED.

    COLONEL ADEBAYO WAS SPEAKING AT THE OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE OF YORUBA LEADERS OF THOUGHT. HE DID NOT GIVE THE NAMES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE PLOT BUT ALLEGED THEY WERE OF LAGOS AND WESTERN NIGERIA.

    THE MILITARY GOVERNOR SAID THESE PEOPLE HAD RECEIVED MONEY FROM SOURCES OUTSIDE WESTERN NIGERIA. THIS HAD BEEN USED, HE SAID, TO BUY NEW MOTOR CARS AND FOR ATTEMPTING TO ENTICE SOLDIERS AGAINST THEIR GOVERNMENT.

    COLONEL ADEBAYO WARNED THAT ANY PERSON CAUGHT PLOTTING AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT WOULD BE DEALT WITH RUTHLESSLY BY THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT.

    HE CALLED ON THE LEADERS OF THOUGHT TO HELP KEEP THE WESTERN REGION FREE OF SUCH ACTIVITIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEG0R54KFS58CS29CNVGC2UZ9R
    Media URN:
    VLVAEG0R54KFS58CS29CNVGC2UZ9R
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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