This article was last updated on May 25, 2022
He said that agriculture will be a priority and the people should invest in mass production of food in the county in order to fight food insecurity, and have the surplus reach the market.
The commissioner said the construction of new class room blocks at Kinji Secondary School will kick off early this year and will help improve on the learning of the students and performance in the county.
He added that the renovation of Yei Civil Hospital will also commence this year as this is the only referral hospital in Greater Yei serving thousands of people in the region.
He said that plans are underway for the construction of Yei-Lasu road as the state is committed to improve on the road networks in the county.
The Commissioner finally urged the people of year to celebrate the New Year peacefully and be security alert and warned those having guns not to fire bullets in the air as it creates fear to the civilians.
He added that people should forgive each other, start talking to each other and reconcile their differences as we begin this new year of development.
“This is a year of total transformation,” Juma said.
The month of December 2012 has not been good for the people of Yei County, as it was overshadowed by organized insecurity, houses set a blaze, property lost and some people celebrated their Christmas and New Year with injuries at the hospital beds.
The situation is now calm in the county.