Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Britain's Prime Minister, left London by air today for Lagos to begin a three-day visit to Nigeria.
Film shows the London Airport, Sir Alec and his Wife walking across the tarmac the tarmac, talking to Pressman and farewell scenes. Present was the assistant High Commissioner, John M. Ukegbu.
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Background: Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Britain's Prime Minister, left London by air today for Lagos to begin a three-day visit to Nigeria.
It is the first time he has visited the former British territory in West Africa, now an independent state within the Commonwealth.
Sir Alec said before leaving the only purpose of his visit to Lagos was to hold wide-ranging talks with Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the Nigerian Prime Minister, on the future role of the Commonwealth.