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S. Sudan first lady donates food to Jonglei residents

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March 3, 14 (BOR) - South Sudan’s first lady Ayen Mayardit has donated two trucks full of food and non-food items to the few residents currently in Bor town who returned after the South Sudanese army retook Jonglei state capital from the rebels in January.

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Naomi Adhieu, the secretary in the office of South Sudan’s first lady, speaking in Bor, Jonglei state on Saturday, 2 March 2014 (ST)

The first lady, wife to President Salva Kiir, did not visit Bor herself, but sent her team to hand over the items to the state government.

Naomi Adhieu, who spoke on behalf of the Ayen, said expressed they were concerned about women and children who have been displaced by the recent violence.

"Take the little items we brought for you. We are always with you all the time, your suffering is ours. Come back to your homes in Bor and the government will protect and support you", Adhieu said in Bor on Saturday.

The contents of the two trucks - around 60 metric tones of maize flour, beans, blankets, tarpaulins and other items - were handed over to Jonglei acting governor and the state Relief and Rehabilitation Commission for distribution.

The RRC has decided to give the aid from the first lady to residents outside of the UN compound in Bor.

Bor’s population was around 300,000 before the conflict began, but now has less than 200 civilians who returned to the town in late January after stability was restored, according the RRC boss, Gabriel Deng Ajak.

Many resident fled to Awerial county in neighbouring Lakes state, while others are displaced within Jonglei and to neighbouring Ethiopia. Hunger is most common problem faced by the civilians in Bor.

A few shopkeepers operating in Bor are selling beverages such as beers, soft drinks and some food items at high prices.

Humanitarian agencies, which visited Bor last week, promised to bring aid if the war between South Sudan army and the rebel came to an end.

(ST)

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  • 4 March 2014 06:26, by omoni jr.

    Good job lady, but you need to advise your man to behave like mature leader,and most importantly ,tell him to quit drinking too much whiskey that let him issue unconstitutional decrees which now untold suffering in this nation.

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    • 4 March 2014 08:02, by Mi diit

      "Take the little items we brought for you. We are always with you all the time, your suffering is ours. Come back to your homes in Bor and the government will protect and support you", Adhieu said in Bor on Saturday. WHAT A LIE!!!

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      • 4 March 2014 08:05, by Mi diit

        You did not protect them and never will. They died crossing the Nile to Lakes state. Many survived in the mercy of the Nuer fighters who spared their lives. You want them to come back to Bor as human shields for the next attack by rebels. You stole billions from them and now only return "little items" in the time of great suffering. You are a damn family!

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        • 5 March 2014 08:41, by Toney Toney Matot

          Maroon Nuers,
          you killed people ,loot their properties and then you deny.are you really human being.please James Gatdet Dak(Midiit)your Husband Riek will never be president of South Sudan.Western Countries who were your supporters have now realized that your only bench of selfish individuals who want to enrich themselves with public properties.

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    • 4 March 2014 08:13, by Tong dut

      YOU KILL AND YOU GIVE FOOD TO THEM.WAIT THE SAME PEOPLE WILL SACK KIIR SOON.

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  • 4 March 2014 06:34, by Kiir

    Good job first lady to surrender indirect the stolen money to the Bor community. Tell your husband to resign from president position. He had collected already billions of USD for his whisky. GO home KIIR, GO GO GO GO!!!!

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