• Short Summary

    In Britain, a spokesman for the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) outlined his party's policies in a speech to Nigerians in London on Wednesday (9 May).

  • Description

    In Britain, a spokesman for the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) outlined his party's policies in a speech to Nigerians in London on Wednesday (9 May). Dr. Peter Ighofose is the General Secretary of the Unity party in London. It is one of the five new political groups formed after Nigeria's military leader, Lieutenant-General Olusegun Obasanjo, announced that the country would return to civilian rule by next October. General elections are to be held after the lifting of the twelve-year ban on all political parties. The Unity Party's manifesto promised it would introduce free education and health schemes, encourage rural development and full employment if elected
    SYNOPSIS: Many of Dr. Ighofose's remarks were particularly relevant to Nigerians living abroad.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF5DP01DRNJNRKEJS3GRP71AOH
    Media URN:
    VLVAF5DP01DRNJNRKEJS3GRP71AOH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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