22 Jun 2018

 

Football Match Held Between Outgoing Nepalaese Battalion And Teams In Rumbek

The outgoing Nepalese battalion in Rumbek held a football match with teams in Rumbek at the Freedom Square over the weekend.

By Mabor RiakMagok

RUMBEK, 27 February 2018 [Gurtong]-The match was organised as a farewell to the outgoing battalion and to appreciate their contribution and support in the State.

The Governor of Western Lakes State Maj. General Matur Chut Dhuol thanked the head of field office of UNMISS, Mr. Kwame Dwamena for organizing the peace tournament as a way of giving farewell to the Nepalese battalion.

The Governor assured the people of Western Lakes State of his efforts to bring lasting peace and stability in the State and called everyone to embrace the culture peace and to denounce violence.

“I would like to take this opportunity to express my profound thanks to government and officials of Western Lakes State and UMISS for their support and cooperation to organize this tournament,” said Anjan.

The head of UNMISS Field Office in Rumbek, Mr.  Kwame Dwamena urged the youth during the football match to adopt the culture of peace and prosperity through sporting activities among themselves in Western Lakes State.

“We want you as youth of Lakes State to develop sports activities as the only way to bring lasting peace and unity in Western Lakes State,” said Kwame.

Mr. Kwame also called upon the Gelwong armed Youth in their cattle camps and villages to cooperate and handover their guns peacefully to the army.

 




 
 

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