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Cameroons Development Corporation (Appointment)

Volume 441: debated on Wednesday 6 August 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will consider appointing an African to the Cameroons Development Corporation.

Under Nigerian legislation creating the Corporation, the power to appoint members to it resides not in me but in the Governor of Nigeria. As indicated to my hon. Friend the Member for East Harrow (Mr. Skinnard) on 23rd of April, the Governor has already appointed an African to the Corporation. He is Mr. Manga Williams, who is the member of the Legislative Council for the Cameroons.