Torit, 1st June 2018. Torit State Governor calls on the United Nations to rebuild and develop war affected regions to allow the displaced persons return home.
Addressing UN peacekeepers’ Day on Tuesday, Tobiolo Alberio Oromo, says the continued conflict led to massive destruction of infrastructures such as health and education facilities, Emmanuel Radio reports.
There are refugees returning home, but some of them ended up staying in the town because their infrastructures were demolished, he adds.
The governor appreciates the good working environment and cooperation between UNMISS and the state government.
He commended UN peacekeepers in Torit for working hard to bring social peace among communities in the state.
Acting Head of UNMISS in Torit, Bashir Allegele, expresses the UN’s commitment to bring peace through promoting Human Rights and ending gender-based violence.
According to head of UNMISS in South Sudan at least 55 peacekeepers lost their lives in line of duty between 2011.