Juba, 28 September 2019
Rwandan Peacekeepers working under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) conducted on this Saturday a joint community work in Juba City. They were joined by other Juba Sector Contingents and Officials from Juba City.
The community work was done on different roads in Juba City Council.
While addressing Media after community work, the Deputy Mayor of Juba City Council, THIIK THIIK Mayardit said that the Juba City leadership is thankful for what Peacekeepers in general and those from Rwanda in particular are doing in terms of protection of civilians and helping South Sudanese people particularly Juba residents to clean and protect their environment.
The UNMISS Sector Juba Commander, Brig Gen Eugene Nkubito thanked the Juba city leadership and all participants for sparing their time to carry out such an activity that aims to protect the environment. He urged Juba residents to adopt community work concept as a solution for a clean and safe environment.
The Juba Sector leadership has opted to conduct community work in Juba City every last Saturday of the month. This was initiated in order to share with brothers and sisters of South Sudan the idea of home grown solutions as Rwandans often do back home.
The participants included members of Chinese Battalion, Rwanbatt3; Ethiopia Battalion; Nepalese High Readiness Company and officials from Juba City.