No Kenya visa for S. Sudanese, says MP

By Correspondent

The Government of Kenyan Government has allowed free entry visa to South Sudanese nationals.

Kim Gai Ruot, a member of East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) said Kenya has waived visa fees for South Sudanese through the Immigration Department.

He assured South Sudanese students in Uganda that their government is also working on free market integration.

Ruot the Government of South Sudan is working hard to ensure a free market in the region.

“To make this move a reality, the EALA was working on free market integration where all citizens within the EAC would be free to seek for jobs within the regional bloc,” he said.

He called on the students to always live in peace with one another.

The MP made the remarks during an event organized by the Makerere University South Sudanese Students Association (MUSSA) to welcome newly admitted students for 2019/2020 academic year.

The president of MUSSSA Garang Daniel described the event as a “historical landmark” owing to the huge attendance at the occasion.

Mr. Daniel urged the newly admitted students to focus on education and take studies seriously saying to be a leader you must be a good example to your followers.

“Therefore always be innovative thinkers and eventually job creators and without doubt you must always inspire young ones by doing things, which unite people through commitment and highest honesty,” he said.

He said they should make books their best friend as their purpose of being in Kampala was to study.

The leader of MUSSSA appealed to students to promote peace and unity among the communities by peaceful with one another.

He appealed to those still in lower level of education to join Makerere University after the completion of their secondary school.

The event was attended by students’ leaders from other universities and members of Makerere University Alumni.

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