Juba: On Monday, Governor Lt Gen Dr Joseph Manytuil Wejang attended the Funeral Rite of the Late Chap Henry Koang Malieth, who was killed on 14th July 2023 in Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday, 17th July 2023.
Vice President also attended the funeral rite for Services Cluster, Hussein Abdelbhagi Akol Ayii, Deputy Speaker for Parliamentary Affairs, R.T. Hon.Bapiny Manytuil Wejang, National Minsters and M.P.s and State Ministers and members of parliament plus heads of organized forces.
Addressing the mourners at the funeral rite, Vice President Hussein Akol urged the family members to take courage while copying the fact that death comes from God.
Vice President Hussein said peace in Unity State is paramount as its people face multiple challenges, from conflict to flood and influx of returnees from Sudan.
He further called upon the politicians of the unity state to refrain from divisive policy but to work in collegial with Governor Dr Joseph Manytuil Wejang in order to build sustainable peace, unity and welfare of the people.
Speaking on behalf of the State Government, the state Advisor for Peace and Security, Hon Salam Maluit, described the death of Chap Henry Koang Malieth as shock and unfortunate news to the entire people and government of the State when we were happy to celebrate the wedding of our daughter. Advisor Salam advised that since death is from God, we must accept and pray to God to comfort his soul in peace.
On Friday, 14th July, Dr Joseph Manytuil Wejang left Unity State capital, Bentiu for Juba in a brief official visit to enlighten the national government on the state’s general security and humanitarian situation.
Upon his arrival at Juba International Airport, where he was accorded ceremonial reception by Bentiu Communities in Juba.
Addressing hundreds of people gathered at his house in Munuki, Governor Dr Joseph Manytuil Wejang called on Bentiu Communities in Juba to embrace peace and unity. Manytuil stressed the importance of uniting together as one people of Unity State during this catastrophic and hardship situation orchestrated by flood and influx of returnees from Sudan.
Furthermore, Governor Manytuil said the state government is determined to provide all necessary support IDPS and Returnees need.
The state government has established the Transitional Center in Rotriak Payam of Rubkona County for returnees and will continue to expedite humanitarian assistance to all returnees. In an effort to help thousands of our returnees stranded in Renk County, the state government has transported through River more than ten thousand returnees from Renk County to Unity State.