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Detest early marriage, students urged

By James Innocent


Students and young generation should know their purpose of studying instead of rushing to early marriage.

Kikiji National orphanage’s Executive director, Dominic Living Wawa offered the advice to students during a one-day career guidance and counselling in Yei.

“They are the future of this new nation South Sudan. Instead of enjoying life without any certificate, they should focus on studies. Knowledge is very important,” Wawa stressed.

Over 400 secondary school students received the career guidance and Counseling organized by Kikiji National Orphanage center South Sudan.

The event aimed at empowering young people amidst the current economic challenges facing institutions of learning and students.

Yei River county Youth association Chairperson, Johnson Poru Hillary advises students that despite challenges, they concentrate on their studies to become future leaders.

“Am advising you the students to build your own career as you are still schooling so that you become future leaders by leaving tolerating the challenges facing you,” he counselled.

Poru said that its only through setting good goals that students and the young general can persevere the current economic situation in the country, to become good citizens.

He also calls on students to avoid early marriage, especially girls, who are supposed to study, to bring change in the country, so that most of the problems can be solved.

Meanwhile, Pamela Kiden, a student, applauded Kikiji National orphanage center for coming up with career guidance and counseling program.

“It enables students know their roles and build up their capacity despite all the challenges they face in education and put more efforts on the hard subject through corporation with their teachers,” Kiden emphasized.

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