Insecurity in E. Equatoria state is the work of politicians and elites who are driven by their individual interests – Lobong.
Louis Lobong Lojore, the governor of Eastern Equatoria, has accused politicians of fomenting current instability in the state.
On Friday, Governor Lobong spoke to a massive gathering in Torit Freedom Square on the theme of “Building peace with one another,” to honour the ten years of the country’s independence.
“The increasing instability in our state is undoubtedly the work of politicians driven by their own interest, ladies and gentlemen. This current insecurity is really motivated by our people. We must cease spreading violence in our state, if you mean well to our people, “Speaking of Lobong. “We need to be leaders who are living for prosperity and not tragedy, we should be leaders aware of the general well-being of communities, as our political leaders and elite are example of demonstrating the voice of wisdom to youth, and provide durable solutions over emotions.
Lobong remarked to the youth, “We want to urge young people to take the lead in restoring peace in our State so that investors, companies and NGOs can reach our state. This would give young people in this state more jobs and they would have no time to rob, “He added. He added.
Marko Lokidor Lochapio of the SPLM-IO asked the various parties to the agreement to come together and to work for the implementation of the peace agreement, a state Minister for peace and reconciling speaking on behalf of other opposition parties.
“We as political parties, nobody from someplace will come to address our issues. We have to work together. We need the spirit of tolerance and the peace agreement, for peace is all, “Specified Lokidor.
Jacob Attari advised all young men who were involved in illicit activities to stop immediately or fear being confronted by the wretched law with the newly-initiated Torit County Commissioner.
“When I’d like this message as a commissioner of the county of Torit to the Monyiemiji, Torit as a whole, my message is that if anybody on the ground is a criminal to steal cows, to kill somebody on the road, my buddy, now leave your weapons and hide elsewhere. I’m going to move to Hiyalla soon, there are many problems, “He told Attari.
Recently, Torit County of Eastern Equatoria has suffered a rise in insecurity cases.