Quarterly bulletin of activities : vol.4 No.1
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.;
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The most important event of this quarter was the holding of the eighth session of the Commission from 13 to 25 February 1967 in Lagos at the invitation of the Government. Of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The. excellent arrangements made by the Host Government greatly facilitated the work of servicing the session. The Commission, in resolution l85(VIII), -expressed its gratitude to His Excellency Lieutenant-Colonel Yakubu Gowan, the people and the Government of Nigeria for their kind hospitality and all the facilities generously placed at the disposal of the delegates, observers and secretariat, and noted the great enthusiasm which marked this session. Representatives of 28 member States and 5 associate member States attended the session. It was noted that Botswana, Lesotho and Gambia now enjoyed the status of full members of the Commission.