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AWEIL EAST COMMUNITY ELECTS 45 ASSOCIATION MEMBERS

By Wek Atak Kacjang

Greater Abiem community in Juba celebrated the inauguration of the community association in Juba under the theme “our unity is our strength”.

On Saturday, greater Abiem, Abiem East, Abiem west and Abiem center community elected 45 members to represent Abiem communities in Juba in solving some challenges facing students and communities living in Juba.

The community Chairman is Garang Deng Aguer.

Members of the committee and community partners will work to coordinate the development of the community association through working with all the council to identify community needs and services gaps.

Speaking at the ceremony on Saturday, Aweil East State Governor, Deng Deng Akuei said the community celebrated the inauguration of the organization to develop spirit of common interest and participate collectively in community programs.

“Cooperation of community is good to highlight causes of various problems affecting the community as well as issues obstructing the progress of development,” Deng added.

He added that the association will also help to orient the community to work for the welfare of their people as well as to create cooperation, integration and unity among the community.

James Manut Deng, a student thanked the new members of the association to keep the spirit of working together for the communities.

“I hope these executive members will provide a forum for the members to share ideas and develop new ways to improve the community because more experienced members will help new ones grow,” Manut said.

 

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