Mr. Ketema Yifru, Ethiopian's Minister for Commerce, Industries and Tourism, met with Nigerian Head of?
GV General Gowon's office
MR Mr. Ato Keteman Yifru arrives by car and enters
MV Yifru enters room and greeted by Gowan (2 shots)
MV Gowon and Yifru takes seats
CU Official taking notes
MV Yifru presents letter to Gowon
GV meeting taking place
GENERAL GOWON'S OFFICE; YIFRE ARRIVES AND ENTERS; GOWON & YIFRU SITTING DOWN; YIFRU PRESENTING LETTER; GENERAL DISCUSSIONS.
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Background: Mr. Ketema Yifru, Ethiopian's Minister for Commerce, Industries and Tourism, met with Nigerian Head of State General Yakubu Gowon on Wednesday (2nd) and delivered a special message from his Emperor, Haile Selassie.
It was officially stated that the message was in connection with the Tenth Anniversary Celebrations of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), due to begin in the Ethiopian capital later this month.
An official announcement said that talks had taken place between General Gowon and Mr. Yifru on matters of mutual interest, although further details were not disclosed.
The meeting took place at the Nigerian leader's official residence in Lagos, the Dodan barracks.
SYNOPSIS: WP barrack Lagos, -- the official residence of the Nigerian Head of State, General Gowon, where on Wednesday Mr. Ketema Yifru, Ethiopia's Minister for Commerce, Industries and Tourism delivered a special message from his Emperor, Haile Selassie, to General Gowon.
The Emperor's message was reported to be in connection with the forthcoming tenth anniversary of the Organisation of African Unity. Celebrations are due to begin in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa later this month.
Both Nigeria and Ethiopia are members of the OAU.
In addition to delivering the message Mr. Yifru also held discussions with General Gowon on matters of mutual interest, the precise details of the discussions were however, not disclosed.