• Short Summary

    Major-General Yakubu Gowon, Head of Nigeria's military Government began a four-day official visit to Mauritania on Saturday (20 February 1971).

  • Description

    Major-General Yakubu Gowon, Head of Nigeria's military Government began a four-day official visit to Mauritania on Saturday (20 February 1971). He was welcomed at Nouakchott Airport by President Moktar Ould Daddah. Mauritania supported the Federal Government during the Nigerian civil war and General Gowon was greeted by the Mauritanians as the architect of Nigerian unity.

    SYNOPSIS: Nouakchott Airport and the Mauritanian and Nigerian flags greet the Head of Nigeria's military Yakubu Gowon,as he starts a four-day visit to Mauritania. he was welcomed by President Moktar Ould Daddah, who supported the Federal side in the Nigerian civil war. Mauritanians consider General Gowon to be the architect of Nigerian unity.

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    Film ID:
    VLVANVEMH6P5CJA9MJ4JY4HWVSRH
    Media URN:
    VLVANVEMH6P5CJA9MJ4JY4HWVSRH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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