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Gbudue state governor inaugurates new sports complex


July 5, 2017 (YAMBIO) - The governor of South Sudan’s Gbudue state, Daniel Badagbu on Wednesday officially inaugurated a new sports complex constructed by the United Nations in South Sudan (UNMISS).

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Yambio local football association office constructed by UNMISS July 5, 2017 (ST)

“The office that we have just inaugurated and opened must be seen by all as a center for peace building. It is a center of social cohesion, it is a center for reconciliation, it is a center for behavior change and that will be called peace building Office.”

Through UNMISS Rehabilitation and Reintegration Program (RRP), money was channeled by the world body to construct the office with the aim to promote sports activities which brings together larger audience and the office shall be used to plan sports activities that can unite the people of Yambio County despite their ethnicities.

UNMISS head of office in charge in Western Equatoria state, Caroline Waudo said UNMISS decided this year to support the development of thought, and football in Gbudue state as to promote the talent of young ones in sports as it brings together people across boundaries, cultures and religion and by doing so peace building will realized in the community and the citizens will live in harmony.

“There is believe that the local football Association and the government of the state will use the facility to enhance the peace process, promote social cohesion, unity and diversity," she stressed.

The Minister of youth, culture youth and sports, Gibson Wande lauded the support from UNMISS saying, the nation has been undergoing insecurity which could not allow the government to embark on development with its partners to support local communities.

“That building should not be used for politics; that building should not be used now for tribalism. Sports does not have boundary. Whoever will be using tribalism in the building, I will send you away. Take good care of the building and produce more talented prayers in Gbudue state," he said.

UNMISS contracted Rural Development Action Aid (RDAA) and the construction cost 27,000 USD. The organisation, with support the current President of South Sudan Football Association Francis Amin helped construct a toilet.


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  • 6 July 08:17, by Lenin Bull

    Million congratulations Azande nation. This is the meaning of peace and culture of peace but not this barbaric culture which the political religion of of NGUNDAENGISM is spreading in South Sudan. You are now in control of your affairs and destiny. Had Riek not messed you up for the last 3 and half years, you would by now have been at different more promising stage of development.

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    • 6 July 11:59, by jubaone

      Lenin Bull,
      1. Well, such is only possible in Equatoria, we still want to see such in jiengelands.
      2. I still have to find a better understanding for "Sports Complex". This one looks either like a mausoleum or some colorful toilet of some rich government criminal. How can a 5x5 m house be called a complex?

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  • 6 July 08:23, by Lenin Bull

    Please, my beloved people from the Great Equatoria region concentrate on development and leave the barbaric culture of war and destruction to NGUNDAENGISTS. You will see how happy you will be with your own development rather war.When northern Uganda glorified war in 1970s,9180s and 1990s, they remained behind economically than the rest of Uganda. Any region is South Sudan that will bog itself down

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  • 6 July 08:27, by Lenin Bull

    through meaningless civil wars and fighting, tribal hatred, and primitive blockade will remain behind and the next generation of their kids will not forgive them. BE MORE WISE EQUARORIANS.Leave the people of Upper Nile and Bahr El Ghazal to bog themselves down. They will learn after 1000 years of fighting perhaps in 3000 AD.

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  • 6 July 08:37, by Lenin Bull

    Capitalize on their destructive war barbarism to make Equatoria region the most peaceful and economically advanced part of our country. Investors, tourists, and civilized people all over the world will want to live in Equatoria and identify proudly with Equatoria. You will even employ the refugees, IDPs, and economic migrants from Upper Nile and Bahr El Ghazal. Meaning you will be more advantaged

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  • 6 July 08:41, by Lenin Bull

    than them. They will be your slaves. If good hospitals, good schools, good housings, good markets, peaceful sweet nights and happy days are found in your region, then you are the real human beings not primitive apes logged in "survival of the fittest" fights and wars.

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    • 6 July 21:48, by Mr Point

      More Bull from Lenin.
      Today he congratulates UNMISS for building a sports planning office. Yesterday he warned against UNMISS attempting regime change.
      Supporting sports or planning regime change : you never know what you’ll get when Lenin Bull starts thinking.

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