The Greater Kapoeta community donated livestock to support the SPLA in defending South Sudan. [Gurtong/ Peter Lokale Nakimangole]
By Peter Lokale Nakimangole
TORIT, 21 June 2012 [Gurtong] – The event held on Monday at Gumbo in Juba saw the state leadership hand over money, food and non-food items to the National Resource Mobilisation Committee to support the South Sudanese army currently defending the country from external aggression.
The team led by the State Governor Louis Lobong Lojore comprised the chairperson of the State High Committee for Resource Mobilisation who is also the State Legislative Assembly Speaker Emmanuel Ambrose Ocholimoi and all County Commissioners.
The officials handed over 400,000 South Sudanese Pounds, more than 400 bulls, 2 camels, over 200 goats and assorted food and non-food items including bags of sorghum, maize, flour, rice, biscuits, washing soap and cooking oil.
The items will be officially handed over to the National Resource Mobilisation Committee that is being headed by South Sudan’s Vice President Dr Riak Machar Teny.