• Short Summary

    THE LEADER OF THE NIGERIAN MILITARY GOVERNMENT, LIEUTENANT COLONEL YAKUBU GOWON, LAUNCHED A NATIONAL REHABILITATION FUND ON THURSDAY (23 FEBRUARY) WITH A FIRST DONATION OF GBP50.

  • Description

    THE LEADER OF THE NIGERIAN MILITARY GOVERNMENT, LIEUTENANT COLONEL YAKUBU GOWON, LAUNCHED A NATIONAL REHABILITATION FUND ON THURSDAY (23 FEBRUARY) WITH A FIRST DONATION OF GBP50.

    THE FUND WAS INAUGURATED AT COLONEL GOWON'S RESIDENCE, DODAN BARRACKS IN LAGOS.

    THE FUND IS TO REHABILITATE THOUSANDS OF NIGERIANS DISPLACED AS THE RESULT OF LAST YEAR'S DISTURBANCES. SO FAR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS GIVEN MORE THAN GBP600,000 STERLING TO THE REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS TOWARDS REHABILITATING DISPLACED PERSONS.

    ONE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE REHABILITATION BOARD IS CHIEF BANK-ANTHONY LAGOS COMPANY DIRECTOR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAESWFJ2T0PEI8P0MKERIB8KN1M
    Media URN:
    VLVAESWFJ2T0PEI8P0MKERIB8KN1M
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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