Continuing his 31-day African tour, Britain's Premier, Harold Macmillan, and his wife Lady Dorothy, spent a busy day at Kaduna, Northern Nigeria, January 17.
GV Kaduna School.
STV Lady Dorothy's car arrives at school.
STV Lady Dorothy greeted.
SV Picture of Duke of Edinburgh in classroom.
STV Coloured and white children in classroom.
LV PAN.. Lady Dorothy enters classroom with Mr. Paker.
CU Coloured girl at work.
CU European ditto.
SV Lady Dorothy talks to coloured child.
CU PAN.. Coloured and European child seated together at school.
CU School notice on board.
GV PAN.. Lady Dorothy and Mr. Paker PAN to photographers.
LV People lining road.
SV PAN.. Mr. Macmillan and Emir of Zaria past camera in car.
LV PAN.. Mr. Macmillan arrives at the Kaduna textile factory.
LTV Mr. Macmillan tours textile factory.
SCU Mr. Macmillan.
GV Textile factory.
SV Mr. Macmillan shakes hands with coloured worker.
LV TOWARDS.. Mr. Macmillan and Emir arrive at Emir's Palace, Zaria.
LV Mr. Macmillan leaves car, greeted.
CU PAN.. Mr. Macmillan PAN to Lady Dorothy
SCU Mr. Macmillan with Emir.
LV to CU.. Charge of Nigerian horsemen.
CU Mr. Macmillan and Lady Dorothy.
LV to CU.. Charging Nigerian horsemen.
SV Mr. Macmillan and Lady Dorothy seated with Emir.
GV Personalities seated below awning.
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Background: Continuing his 31-day African tour, Britain's Premier, Harold Macmillan, and his wife Lady Dorothy, spent a busy day at Kaduna, Northern Nigeria, January 17.
At Kaduna School, Lady Dorothy saw African and white children working together in the classrooms. On the wall of one room hung a picture of the Duke of Edinburgh. After chatting to the children, the Premier's wife left by car.
Meanwhile, her husband, accompanied by the Emir of Zaria -- one of the principal traditional rulers of the Nigerian Federation -- toured Kaduna's textile factory. Later he drove to the Emir's vast mud-walled palace at Zaria. Highlight of the occasion was a spectacular "charge" of the Emir's headmen which stopped short close to the visitors in a flurry of horses' hooves.
Afterwards, Lady Dorothy paid her first visit to a harem -- the women's quarters of the Emir's palace. Her husband stayed behind: men are forbidden in such places.
The following day, January 18, the Premier flew to Salisbury on his first visit to the Rhodesian Federation.
While in Nigeria, he talked with many African leaders who play an important part in Nigerian affairs. From all these contacts and talks with the Governor General and regional Governors, the Premier will have formed a clear picture of the difficulties the Federation faces in October when independence becomes a reality.