Vice President mobilises youths for scouting to bury hatred

The Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan also the National Scout Chief on Thursday appealed to youths to join scout movement in large numbers to realize peace by burying hatred and tribalism in the country.

James Wani Igga made the appeal while launching a scout handbook in Juba.

He said scouting would usher law and order, love, unity, harmony and generosity as the most needed elements for peace in the country.

The Scout Chief expressed government’s commitment to promote scouting; describing it the best movement to join.

Plan International South Sudan Director Dave Husy says youths are critical in determining peace and nation building through movements such as scouting.

He discloses that the scout handbook launch coincides with the universal child rights day; seeking global awareness creation against child abuse and other forms of mistreatment.

Scout Commissioner Ladu Said Ali reveals that scouts face several challenges in South Sudan including financial and language constraints.


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