• Short Summary

    THOUSANDS OF YOUNG WESTERN NIGERIANS HAVE ANSWERED THE CALL OF THE MILITARY GOVERNOR OF THE REGION, COLONEL ROBERT ADEBAYO, FOR VOLUNTEERS TO BOOST LOCAL REPRESENTATION IN THE ARMY IN THE AREA.

  • Description

    THOUSANDS OF YOUNG WESTERN NIGERIANS HAVE ANSWERED THE CALL OF THE MILITARY GOVERNOR OF THE REGION, COLONEL ROBERT ADEBAYO, FOR VOLUNTEERS TO BOOST LOCAL REPRESENTATION IN THE ARMY IN THE AREA.

    UNTIL NOW, ONLY 700 WESTERN NIGERIANS HAVE BEEN SERVING IN THE 8,000 STRONG NIGERIAN ARMY. THE RECRUITING DRIVE IS AIMED AT GIVING THE WESTERN REGION OF THE COUNTRY AN EQUAL NUMBER OF TROOPS AS IN THE OTHER THREE REGIONS OF THE COUNTRY.

    SYNOPSIS: AS THE RECRUITS ARRIVE THEY ARE ADDRESSED BY AN OFFICER, THEN DOCUMENTS ARE COLLECTED, AND MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS, AND FITNESS TESTS CARRIED OUT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAYROV4TQJAJ4HA1983OT4AL3F
    Media URN:
    VLVAYROV4TQJAJ4HA1983OT4AL3F
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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