• Short Summary

    TO CELEBRATE THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE FEDERATION OF NIGERIA, A PARADE WAS HELD OCT 2 - DAY FOLLOWING THE OFFICIAL INDEPENDENCE DATE - ON THE FORMER LAGOS RACECOURSE, NOW RE-NAMED TAFAWA BALEWA SQUARE AFTER THE FEDERAL PRIME MINISTER.

  • Description

    1.
    TGV. PARADE GROUND, TROOPS FROM UP.
    0.05

    2.
    SV. PRIME MINISTER BALEWA ARRIVES.
    0.10

    3.
    SCU. ENTHUSIASTIC CHILDREN.
    0.12

    4.
    CU. BALEWA.
    0.15

    5.
    SV. GOVERNOR-GENERAL AZIKIWE ARRIVES AND IS GREETED BY BALEWA.
    0.25

    6.
    SV. PAN.. FROM CHILDREN WAVING PAN.. TO MR. AZIKIWE AND WIFE PASSING IN LANDROVER.
    0.32

    7.
    SV PAN.. DITTO.
    0.40

    8.
    SV. OFFICIALS IN STAND.
    0.43

    9.
    SV. PARADE COMMANDER REPORTS.
    0.48

    10.
    SV. AZIKIWE ON SALUTING BASE.
    0.50

    11.
    LV PAN.. ARMOUR PAST.
    0.55

    12.
    CU. BALEWA.
    0.59

    13.
    SV. NAVAL DETACHMENT PAST.
    1.04

    14.
    SCU. AZIKIWE.
    1.07

    15.
    SV. SCHOOL CHILDREN IN PARADE.
    1.12

    16.
    GTV. DITTO.
    1.17

    17.
    TGV. PARADE CONTINUES.
    1.21



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    Background: TO CELEBRATE THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE FEDERATION OF NIGERIA, A PARADE WAS HELD OCT 2 - DAY FOLLOWING THE OFFICIAL INDEPENDENCE DATE - ON THE FORMER LAGOS RACECOURSE, NOW RE-NAMED TAFAWA BALEWA SQUARE AFTER THE FEDERAL PRIME MINISTER.

    ALTHOUGH RAINING, CROWDS GATHERED TO WATCH PRIME MINISTER BALEWA, GOVERNOR-GENERAL AZIKIWE, AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ARRIVE FOR THE PARADE. GOVERNOR-GENERAL AZIKIWE, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, WAS DRESSED IN THE WHITE UNIFORM OF COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE FEDERATION'S ARMED FORCES.

    AFTER INSPECTING THE PARADE FROM A OPEN VEHICLE, GOVERNOR-GENERAL AZIKEWE STOOD ON A COVERED DAIS TO TAKE THE SALUTE AS UNITS OF THE NIGERIAN ARMY, NAVY, POLICE, AND YOUTH ORGANISATIONS MARCHED PAST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7UCBO94B5OQ8MR3IPLWLHJXXK
    Media URN:
    VLVA7UCBO94B5OQ8MR3IPLWLHJXXK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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