Ghana's Head of State, Colonel I.k.Acheampong, told guests at a festival in his honour on?
GV Chiefs arrive (2 shots)
GV Chiefs under umbrellas
SV Opoku seated
SV Other chiefs seated
CU Sign "Ya-Na"
SV Ya-Na & officials
SV & CU Osei of Avatime
GV Guests seated & people watching (2 shots)
GV Dancers & officials watch (5 shots)
SV Gbeho receives award from Acheampong
SV Guests applaud
SV Dr kyerematen receives award
GV Guests applaud
SV Archeampong presented with record album
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Background: Ghana's Head of State, Colonel I.k.Acheampong, told guests at a festival in his honour on Saturday (August 26) that the handover of power to civilians would take place only when the National Redemption Council was satisfied "that firm foundations have been laid both economically and socially for our people".
It was the firs time since the January 13th takeover by the Army that mention had been made of a handover of power to a civilian administration.
The festival, or dubar - organised by Ghana's National House of Chiefs - was the scene of colourful tribal dancing and music, as well as presentations by Colonel Acheampong to leading figures in Ghana's cultural life.