Environmental ecosystem gives peace award to President Kiir
David Amuor Majur displays the peace award dedicated to President Salva Kiir (Photo by Martin Manyiel Wugol):
By Martin Manyiel Wugol
The President of Environmental Ecosystem Network Service in Uganda, Mr.Mudahinyuka Jackson Muhumuza yesterday handed a Peace Award to President Salva Kiir Mayardit for restoring peace in South Sudan.
The event was held at Makerere University in Kampala under the theme “Building an ecological restoration for nature in changing world and people”.
David Amuor Majur, the media attaché of South Sudan embassy in Uganda received the award on behalf of President Kiir.
Mr. Muhumuza congratulated people of South Sudan for attaining peace in the region. He described the peace award as a gift to people of South Sudan and their leaders for demonstrating “political maturity”.
He said giving peace a chance was a remarkable achievement particularly by President Kiir for listening to the cry for peace by the citizens who borne the brunt of the conflict.
David Amuor Majur promised to deliver the Award to the president Kiir in Juba.
Mr. Majur said President Salva Kiir deserved the award, saying “he is the man of peace and symbol of unity in South Sudan.
He stressed that the humility of President Salva Kiir has made him to be a peacemaker.
“This award came at a right time because all South Sudanese need peace including the president and that was why he restored peace in South Sudan,” Mr. Majur said.
Mr. Majur hailed Ugandan government and its people for supporting South Sudanese during the five years conflict saying the 2013 war was imposed on the citizens by some politicians who wanted to assume power by use of force.