Northern Bahr El Ghazal State Condemns Killing of NBG Sons and Daughters in Ayuok Village
In a solemn press release from the Ministry of Information and Communication, the Northern Bahr El Ghazal State of South Sudan expressed shock and sorrow over the recent killing of citizens from the state in Ayuok village, Twic County of Warrap State. The armed group responsible for the attack is suspected to be from the Abyei Special Administrative Area.
According to the statement, the attack, which occurred on November 13, resulted in the loss of lives and injuries among the people of Northern Bahr El Ghazal. The victims, who were engaged in various forms of business in the area, were targeted ruthlessly.
The government and people of Northern Bahr El Ghazal State strongly condemned this senseless act of violence and called for immediate action to bring the perpetrators to justice.
The leadership of the Abyei Special Administrative Area and Warrap State were urged to conduct a thorough investigation into the matter to prevent such incidents from happening in the future.
The press release emphasized the need for peace and coexistence between the sisterly communities of Ngok Dinka and Twic Mayardit, reminding them of their shared bond as brothers and sisters.
The Northern Bahr El Ghazal State government appealed for calm among its citizens, assuring them that relevant authorities would handle the case diligently.
The statement concluded with heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families, friends, colleagues, and the entire NBG-Aweil community.
The state expressed its solidarity and support for the affected individuals and conveyed prayers for the victims’ souls to rest in peace, along with wishes for a speedy recovery for those injured in the incident.
This heinous act serves as a reminder of the urgent need for peacebuilding and strengthened efforts to ensure the safety and security of communities in South Sudan.