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Unity and love essential for South Sudan: ex-VP Alier

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January 13, 2017 (BOR) - Unity and love for one another among the people of South Sudan and their elected government is essential for success in the country, former Vice-President, Abel Alier Kuai, said.

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Abel Alier speaking to the public in Bor on January 13, 2017 (ST)

Alier made this remarks during a reception organized and conducted by the Jonglei state government in Bor on Friday.

The former Vice-President, who was visiting his hometown after more than 30 years, expressed delight having witnessed both the independence and post-independence of the young nation.

He urged the people of South Sudan to embrace peace, love and unity.
“Unity and love are essential for the people and government in South Sudan,” said Alier.

He added, They are the basis [of development], we got independence, I never knew it would come when I am alive, I want [you] people [to] hold your hands together, I want love among you”.

The former Vice-President said he was deeply concerned that people were lacking basic needs like food in the country, urging those who are in a position to assist to unconditionally help others.

The spirit of sharing little resources will help those in need, he stressed.
“If you find someone who has not eaten for two to three days, and you have something, give him”, added.

He said the warn reception given renewed him and raised his moral.

Born in 1933, Alier is a South Sudanese politician who served as the Vice President for Southern Sudan from 1971 to 1982, a year before Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) came into effect.

The veteran politician was also President of the High Executive Council of Southern Sudan’s autonomous region from 1972 to 1978.

(ST)

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  • 15 January 08:23, by Chang Kuony

    Mr Alier Akuai is the sources of all messes and tribal politics in South Sudan. He had fabricated tribal division known as "Kokora " which led to division of South Sudan into 3 regions namely : Upper Nile,Bahr el Ghazal and Equatoria regions. Mr Alier made Juba into Dinka Bor cattle camp. More, he led Dinka tribe to dominated all institutions and security.Bad luck for RSS to have him and his likes

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    • 15 January 09:12, by Midit Mitot

      South Sudan leadership will be fine unless it come back to Greater Bor or to Lou Nuer, otherwise South Sudanese will remain suffering forever on Mathaing Anyoor leadership.

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  • 15 January 08:27, by Chang Kuony

    Mr Alier Akuai is the sources of all messes and tribal politics in South Sudan. He had fabricated tribal division known as "Kokora " which led to division of South Sudan into 3 regions namely : Upper Nile,Bahr el Ghazal and Equatoria regions. Mr Alier made Juba into Dinka Bor cattle camp. More, he led Dinka tribe to dominated all institutions and security.Bad luck for RSS to have him and his likes

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  • 15 January 15:07, by Fair Man

    Abel Alier Kuai
    You still have uncompleted assignment or completed assignment without report made known to public. Omar el Bashir appointed you in 2005 to tell South Sudanese what happened to Museveni’s Chopper (Helicopter) that killed Dr. John Garang de Mabior. What is your final report saying about the cause of Helicopter crush? We have been waiting serious your deseparately needed report!! C’on

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    • 16 January 00:46, by Dinka-Defender-General

      Guys like Akouny, Eastern, and Fair man are Dinkas hatred. People like you will never accept great things from Dinka leaders or communities. We, the Dinkas people don’t care about your opinion anymore. Just run your mouths, eat, and sleep and shut up. You are nothing than traitors or enemies of the South Sudan. Why would you hate a man who preach peace, love, and unity?

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  • 15 January 15:16, by Eastern

    Abel Alier the architect of born-to-rule that is responsible for the current disunity and hatrate among South Sudanese cannot be the one to advocate for love and unity; the old man is a wolf in sheep skin!!!!

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    • 15 January 22:48, by john akeen

      SS underground devils are talking from underground world and they are afraid to show their identity like Eastern and Midit Mitot and Fair Man and also Chang Kuony,you’re all devil people if you don’t believe me, just read what you have wrote in the media, and see if U are against the P of SS or not, you think you kn politics but you don’t, you Illuminati mother fuckers U need to leave our p alone

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  • 16 January 03:48, by Fair Man

    John Akeen
    You must be crazy and ever the worst enemy of South Sudan. How primitive are you, to not even understand the reason why people of against your JCE regime. You enemies, you enjoy sucking of blood of people will one day account for deadly crimes you have committed. The people of South Sudan are suffering because you made them suffer. As you started the war, you must pay for it.

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  • 16 January 04:25, by Fair Man

    John Akeen
    You are lining up in the group of fools as they see it normal business to loot and destroy the country for which millions died. Omar el Bashir gave South Sudanese their country but you bastards started owning the country. You are a fool if you don’t agree with me that Government is not the peole of South Sudan.The current regime is a short term project, we want it gone and set a better

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