In a marvelous tournament organized by Yei River County and Reconcile International – a National NGO operating from Yei in response to Hon Commissioner of Yei River County’s earlier call to the reinstatement of the peace tournament as one of the tools to promote peaceful coexistence.
The tournament involved different communities in Yei including: Bahr El Ghazal, Eastern Equatoria, Kajokeji County, Lainya County, Morobo County, Upper Nile and Western Equatoria.
In his closing remarks as he hands over various awards including the trophy, Hon Aggrey Cyrus Kanyikwa appreciated the participation and support the County received from Reconcile International as represented by the Executive Director, Rev Peter Tibbi.
The Hon Commissioner further called all citizens of South Sudan in Yei River County that “Life together is indeed life in peace”.
Hon. Kanyikwa reiterating that the tournament be used to strengthen peace, love and unconditional unity in order to move the country forward from the slavery of hate, bitterness and hopelessness.
The Commissioner of Yei River County congratulated all the community clubs who participated in the tournament and pledge to organize traditional dance competitions to mark our 2022 Independence Day celebration.
The tournament was also attended by the newly consecrated Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Yei, His Lordship Msgr Rev Alex Lodiong Sakor Eyobo , Fr Emmanuel – the Diocesan Secretary General, County Staffs, UN, NGO, CSOs and thousands of spectators.