“We need leaders to show us the way”, Former Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul says during Twic East Youth Association inauguration
The former Archbishop for Episcopal church in the Sudan and Southern Sudan, Daniel Deng Bul said that South Sudan needs leaders to lead the right way. The remarks came during the opening prayers for Twic East Youth Association inauguration ceremony in Gumbo-Sherikaat over the weekend.
His his remarks, the man of God said that South Sudan was “in need of leaders like Nehemiah” in the bible to lead us on the right path.
“South Sudan needs leaders to show us the way. We need brave and visionary leaders like Nehemiah to show us direction”, he said.
“Our people have toiled for so long in abject poverty. Suffering levels are too high. We need leaders that love the people and are ready to give their all for the Country”, he added.
The Archbishop urged the incoming Chairman Dr. Garang Atem Ayiik and his cabinet to exercise due care and restraint during their reign.
On a similar note, South Sudan Minister for Culture and Sports, Dr. Albino Bol Dhieu urged Dinka of Jonglei to return to their homelands and protect it from external aggrressors from the east.
The young minister said that Jonglei State has had its citizens scattered all over the world since the 1991 Bor Massacre by Dr. Riek and Lam Akol Nasser faction and as such, they should prioritize going back home.
“Twic East and her brothers from Bor and Duk should prioritize going back home. Go secure your homes from the Murle and live there.
“You’ve been away from home since 1991. You’re all over the place in Greater Equatoria, Uganda, Kenya, and abroad”, said Minister Bol.
The Minister pledged to work with the incoming Twic East Youth Association leader Dr. Garang Atem Ayiik in the areas of agriculture and other youth empowerment projects.
“The President and Our donors are planning to support organized Youth organisations in areas of agriculture.
“Twic East is a very organized community and I’ll ensure when the project is enrolled out, I’ll ensure your tractors for farming come”, said Minister Bol.
The occasion was well attended by more than 10,000 people, mostly from Twic East County ad her brothers from Duk and Bor counties, respectively.
The occasion was graced by various dignitaries from across Twic East County and South Sudan alike.
In attendance were:- IGP Gen. Majak Akech Malook, Director for Passports, Immigration and Civil Registry Gen. Atem Marol Biar, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Deng Dau Malek, Twic East County Community Chairman in Juba, Amb. Gen. Bior Suit etc.