from j1 press unit
His Excellency Salva Kiir Mayardit has urged State governors and lawmakers to go home and popularize the peace agreement in their constituencies. The governors of the 32 states and nearly all top constitutional post-holders are gathered in Juba to discuss the governance of the Country during the post-conflict period. 14 governors will lose their positions to give way to opposition governors.
In His address to the top brass at the State House this morning, President reiterated his earlier remarks, saying the current peace agreement marks the end of war and rebellions in the Country.
The First Vice President Taban Deng Gai, called on the State governors to seriously engage the people at the grassroots on peace and reconciliation initiatives aimed at mending the fractured relations among communities. Taban says there is need for building a strong SPLM party, prepared and ready to usher the country into the era of peace and development. The First Vice President, further stressed that it is time for South Sudanese to learn from the past mistakes and embrace each other in a bid to pull the robe of development together.
The Vice President Dr. James Wani Igga, says the agreement will allow South Sudanese to have breathing space for them to pick up tools to develop the country…. Dr. Igga used the occasion to appealed to South Sudanese to denounce the culture of violence, but to quickly embrace peace for the good of the nation.
The Country’s top leaders have unanimously agreed to embrace the peace agreement and called on the citizens to do the same for the sake of stabilizing the Country.