VP Advocates For Inter-Marriage To Improve On Community Ties

South Sudan Vice President, James Wani Igga (R), in August at State House during his swearing in ceremony. [Gurtong]

The VP spoke while addressing the Central Equatoria State leaders who had demonstrated commitment and cooperation to work with the new South Sudan Vice President, James Wani Igga, reiterating efforts to build the new nation.

The six CES counties had a joint congratulatory message to the VP demonstrated by representatives of the counties who came together under the leadership of their various Commissioners.

The event involved performances of the different traditional dances of the different communities in the state.

In his statement to them, the Vice President called for unity advocating for intermarriages and revision of the education system in the country that should focus in promoting togetherness among the communities.

He also sought for respect of rule of law in the State and the country at large in an effort to mainstream good governance.

Wani Igga appreciated the demonstration of the State’s leadership to work together with the national government leadership; commending building of the nation needs join hands of both the national and state governments.

According to Igga, intermarriages may improve relationship among the different communities and may strengthen further the unity of the people of South Sudan.

“We must revise the system of marriage. Makaraka should marry from the Lotuko, Lotuko should from Kakwa, Kakwa should marry from Shilluk. This will unite us honestly,” he said.

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