Major-General Idi Amin, head of Uganda's new military regimes, was sworn-in on Friday (February the 5th) as head of state.
GV Troops on parade
SCU General Amin
GV Troops parading
SV Gen. Amin and escort inspect troops
SV General Amin takes oath
SCU Gen. Amin
SCU Chief Justice of Uganda Sir Dermond Sheridan
CU Gen. Amin signing book to confirm appointment of ministers
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SV Troops march past camera in long line PAN to military vehicles
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SV Gen. Amin in open car followed by cheering crowd
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Background: Major-General Idi Amin, head of Uganda's new military regimes, was sworn-in on Friday (February the 5th) as head of state. A crowd of some 10,000 watched the ceremony which was held out of doors at an old airstrip outside the capital of Kampala.
General Amin told the crowd that his top priority would be the security and defence of Uganda.