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    A NIGERIAN INSPECTOR TODAY BECAME THE FIRST POLICEMAN FROM HIS COUNTRY TO WIN THE COVETED BATON OF HONOUR AWARD IN THE OVERSEAS POLICE COURSE AT HENDON POLICE COLLEGE NEAR LONDON.

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    POLICE OFFICERS BEING INSPECTED AT PARADE; INSPECTING OFFICER TALKS TO TWO OFFICERS; ANNOUNCING AWARDS; LEUNG & KAFIDIPE RECEIVE AWARDS; CONGRATULATED BY OTHER OFFICERS (NATSOF).



    TRANSCRIPT: POLICEMAN: INSPECTOR JOSEPH TEAGUE OF ANTIGUA IN THE WEST INDIES, SIR.



    HICKS: YOUR FIRST VISIT TO THIS COUNTRY?



    TEAGUE: YES SIR.



    HICKS: HOW HAVE YOU GOT ON THIS COURSE?



    TEAGUE: I'M ENJOYING IT SIR.



    HICKS: YOU'VE ENJOYED IT?



    TEAGUE: I HAVE ENJOYED IT SIR.



    HICKS: HOW HAVE YOU DONE, DO YOU KNOW?



    TEAGUE: I DON'T KNOW YET..



    HICKS: YOU DON'T KNOW YET, KEEP YOU IN SUSPENSE, DON'T THEY?



    TEAGUE: YES SIR.



    ANOTHER POLICEMAN: INSPECTOR MATELA OF LESOTHO SIR.



    HICKS: FROM LESOTHO?



    MATELA: YES SIR



    HICKS: YOUR FIRST VISIT TO THIS COUNTRY?



    MATELA: YES SIR



    HICKS: WHAT WORK DO YOU DO IN LESOTHO, YOU IN (INDISTINCT)?



    MATELA: YES SIR, I'VE BEEN IN (INDISTINCT)



    HICKS: YOU'VE BEEN ALL OVER THERE?



    MATELA: YES SIR.



    HICKS: YES, YOU'VE ENJOYED IT HERE?



    MATELA: VERY MUCH INDEED.



    OFFICER: INSPECTOR LEUNG FUNG-SHUN OF HONG KONG AND INSPECTOR KAFIDIPE FROM NIGERIA, WHO'VE BOTH OBTAINED 86 PER CENT OVERALL PASS MARKS, WHICH IS EXTREMELY GOOD. INSPECTOR LEUNG FUNG-SHUN AND INSPECTOR KAFIDIPE.




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    Background: A NIGERIAN INSPECTOR TODAY BECAME THE FIRST POLICEMAN FROM HIS COUNTRY TO WIN THE COVETED BATON OF HONOUR AWARD IN THE OVERSEAS POLICE COURSE AT HENDON POLICE COLLEGE NEAR LONDON. INSPECTOR ADEBOWALE KAFIDIPE SHARED THE FIRST-PLACE PRIZE WITH A COLLEAGUE FROM HONG KONG, INSPECTOR LEUNG FUNG-SHUN.

    THE TWO INSPECTORS RECEIVED THEIR AWARDS FROM THE DEPUTY OVERSEAS POLICE ADVISOR, MR. L. HICKS, AT TODAY'S PASSING OUT PARADE. CERTIFICATES OF COMMENDATION WENT TO ANOTHER HONG KONG OFFICER. INSPECTOR FUNG KING CHENG AND INSPECTOR LABAN ALEXANDER HUGHES OF ANTIGUA.

    ALTOGETHER 25 POLICE OFFICERS FROM 11 COUNTRIES ATTENDED THE 20-WEEK COURSE. OTHER COUNTRIES REPRESENTED WERE GHANA, LESOTHO, MALAWI, ST. LUCIA, ANTIGUA, THE GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS, THE SOLOMON ISLANDS, TONGA AND FIJI. THE COURSE WAS THE 44TH IN A SERIES OF SCHEMES THAT BEGAN IN 1950.

    DURING HIS REVIEW OF THE PARADE, MR HICKS SPOKE TO TWO OF THE POLICEMEN, INSPECTOR JOSEPH TEAGUE AND ANTIGUA AND INSPECTOR R.S. MATELA OF LESOTHO, BEFORE HE PRESENTED THE PRIZES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8EPMKZOU4UT8K54ZKGR0OOZJ6
    Media URN:
    VLVA8EPMKZOU4UT8K54ZKGR0OOZJ6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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