Jonglei State, News

Insecurity, Infrastructure Woes devastate Nyirol County

By Kidega Livingstone


Insecurity, poor roads, communication and food insecurity plagues Nyirol County officials in Jonglei State.

A delegation led by Nyirol County Commissioner, James Bol Makuei raise the concerns while meeting Vice President for Infrastructure Cluster, Taban Deng Gai in his office.

In a statement to the media, the team highlighted insecurity as the most pressing issue that requires national government intervention.

“Poor road connectivity and a complete lack of telecommunication services like MTN and Digitel are also major challenges for our people,” Commissioner Makuei echoed.

Meanwhile an area Member of Parliament, backed up the concerns emphasizing their commitment to peace and serving need of the constituents, not partisan politics.

After listening the local authorities’ grievances, Vice President Gai pledged a “collaborative approach” with officials and development partners to address Nyirol’s concerns.

“If all South Sudanese politicians prioritized the people’s needs, our country would see significant progress,” he said.

The Vice President assured the delegation that the government would work to improve critical infrastructure and security in Nyirol County.

This meeting reflects Vice President Gai’s focus on addressing immediate concerns in South Sudan’s states and counties alongside broader national development plans.

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