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September 5, 2016 (TORIT) - The Governor of Namorunyang, one of South Sudan’s newly created states has urged youths to refrain from cattle raids and embracesl peace.

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Namorunyang state governor Louis Lobong Lojore (ST)

Louis Lobong Lojore made these remarks during a community meeting with residents in Kauto county last Friday.

He appealed to the community and youth leaders to organize reconciliation processes among the different tribes in the state.

Governor Lojore further urged communities in Kauto to help identify cattle recently raided by suspected gangs from neighbouring Ethiopia.

I have come with the MPs and chiefs from various section of toposa in order to meet the population of this kauto county in regards to the question of cattle raiding between them and the population of the county which comprise of Nyangtom, Toposa, explained the governor.

"In the consultative meeting with the chiefs and the citizens of Nyangchor the community all agree that there was need to reconcile with the community in Ethiopia and also they agree to recover all the stolen cattle’s that they have stolen," he added.

According to the state governor, community members also tasked them to carryout consultations with the Ethiopian government so that all the stolen cattle are returned to the rightful owners.

“The meeting was very fruitful, we also touched some other issues," stressed Lobong.

Some local chiefs have welcomed the move and vowed to work together with the government on peace initiatives.

Governor Lobong was accompanied by the Toposa elders and lawmakers for the five-day peace mission in search of peace within the border community in Kauto county.

 (ST)

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