• Short Summary

    THE PRIME MINISTER OF SIERRA LEONE, MR. SIAKA STEVENS, HAS ASSURED THE MOSLEM PEOPLE OF?

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    THE PRIME MINISTER OF SIERRA LEONE, MR. SIAKA STEVENS, HAS ASSURED THE MOSLEM PEOPLE OF HIS COUNTRY THAT THE GOVERNMENT WOULD ALWAYS GUARANTEE FREEDOM OF WORKSHIP.

    MR. STEVENS WAS AN OFFICIAL SPEAKER AT CELEBRATIONS HELD IN FREETOWN TO MARK THE MOSLEM FESTIVAL OF MOHAMMED'S BIRTHDAY.

    SEVERAL THOUSAND PEOPLE TOOK PART IN THE CELEBRATIONS, AN ANNUAL DAY OF FESTIVITY FOR ADHERENTS OF THE MOSLEM FAITH.

    THE CELEBRATIONS WERE ALSO ATTENDED BY THE ACTING GOVERNOR GENERAL OF SIERRA LEONE, MR. JUSTICE BANJA TEJAN SIE.

    THE RELIGIOUS PART OF THE PROGRAMME WAS LED BY ALHAJ MAGBA-KAMARA AND ALHAJ ABDUL GADIRI SACCOH.

    A MASSIVE PARADE WAS HELD THROUGH THE HEART OF FREETOWN TO THE LEONE MEMORIAL GARDENS.

    IN A SPEECH THE ACTING GOVERNOR GENERAL URGED MOSLEMS TO DEVOTE PLAYERS TO THE CAUSE OF UNITY, WHICH HE SAID WAS THE KEY TO THE MOSLEM FAITH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAS89VWQQRYYB0J3Y99YQW5X9X
    Media URN:
    VLVAS89VWQQRYYB0J3Y99YQW5X9X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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