‘‘Relative peace and security attracts investors into the country,’’ says Governor Lobong
AUTHOR: William Lonyia kariso | PUBLISHED: July 10, 2023
Thousands of People across Eastern Equatoria State gathered in Kapoeta north county on Sunday to commemorate 12th anniversary of South Sudan Independence Day in Kapoeta North | Credit-William Lonyia
“We need to have total stability in our state and South Sudan in general in order to attract investors to invest into the country,’’ said Louis Lobong Lojore, the governor of Eastern Equatoria State.
He says the state is blessed with natural resources and for the generation to benefit from it, there should be peace and stable security to bring investors.
He made the statement during the commemoration of the 12th anniversary of South Sudan Independence Day in Kapoeta North County on Sunday.
He explains that to improve the living standard and eradicate poverty, natural resources should be used to improve the living standard through the support of the investors.
“My fellow people of EES, we are blessed people, God has given us a land full of natural resources such as permanent rivers that can produce hydroelectric powers, Minerals, Forest, large number of livestock and we are also situated in three international borders to realize this opportunity.’’
For her part, Hon. Josephine Napwon Cosmos, the national Minister of Environment and Forestry said as the country marks 12 years since it gained her independence, the citizens should unite for sustainable and prosperous South Sudan.
‘‘Mymessage is peace and unity. When we are united nothing can come between us. We fought for independence for about 21 years and brought this country together and there is no individual that can hold this, so my message to the people of EES and the people of South Sudan is may this independence be a healing process to the affected families.” Said Napwon.
Thousands of People across Eastern Equatoria State gathered in Kapoeta north county on Sunday to commemorate 12th anniversary of South Sudan Independence Day bringing national and State Members of Parliament, 8 commissioners from the eight counties among other State officials both from SPLM-IG, SPLM-IO, SSOA and other Political parties.
The event was observed with entertainment from cultural dances of Toposa, Acholi, Didinga, Lango, Buya, Ternet, Pari and Otuho and other societies from parts of the country.
The theme for the country’s 12th anniversary independence is ” Consolidating peace and stability to pave the way for transparent, fair, and credible elections.