The Kings of Anyuak ethnic group, demanded President Salva Kiir Mayardit for the creation of their own state as a mean of addressing the issues affecting their community.
This request came during the meeting between President Salva Kiir and a delegation of Kings of Anyuak headed by king Akway Nyigwo Akway at the State House on Saturday.
During the meeting, The Kings Presented to President Salva Kiir number of issues affecting the people of Anyuak which include lack of educational facilities, water, poor roads, and communication network.
The Kings emphasized to President Salva Kiir for the need of the creation of their own state as a solution to the Problems affecting the kingdom of Anyuak.
Addressing the Kings during the meeting, President Salva Kiir said, he will address the demand for the creation of the state for the Anyuak community after the implementation of the Revitalized Peace Agreement, President Salva Kiir pledged to address the problems affecting the people of Anyuak Community.
The Kings of Anyuak ethnic group during the meeting at the State House pledged the support and commitment of Anyuak kingdom to rally behind the leadership of President Salva Kiir.
Speaking to the media after the meeting, the Member of Parliament representing Pachala constituency David Okweir Akway said, it is a great day for the people of Anyuak community, stressing that, the kings have expressed their happiness to President Salva Kiir for pledging to address the issues affecting the Anyuak kingdom.
The Press Secretary in the Office of the President, Ateny Wek Ateny said, President Salva Kiir approved the construction of primary and secondary school in Anyuak Kingdom to reduce the problem of their children travelling to Ethiopia for studies, Ateny Wek Ateny also said, President Salva Kiir has directed the Director General of National Security Internal Bureau General Akol Koor to coordinate with communication network companies to ensure that communication network is established in Pachala, President Salva Kiir gave the Kings of Anyuak vehicles for their mobility.
The meeting of President Salva Kiir and the delegation of the Kings of Anyuak ethnic group at the State House on Saturday, comes on the invitation of the President to listen to the issues affecting the people of Anyuak Kingdom. During the meeting, President Salva Kiir has pledged to address the problems affecting the people of Anyuak Community, meanwhile the Kings of Anyuak pledged the support and commitment of Anyuak Kingdom to rally behind the leadership of President Salva Kiir Mayardit.