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South Sudan housing minister on renovation trip to Jonglei

By Philip Thon Aleu

June 6, 2011 (BOR) – South Sudan minister of housing and physical planning, Jemma Nunu Kumba, was in Bor, Jonglei state, on Monday to oversee the implementation of renovation and / or construction of government buildings.

South Sudan minister of housing and physical planning Jemma Nunu Kumba and Jonglei state deputy governor Hussein Maar Nyuot (R), Jonglei governor's office in Bor, June 6, 2011 (photo: Philip Thon Aleu, ST)
South Sudan minister of housing and physical planning Jemma Nunu Kumba and Jonglei state deputy governor Hussein Maar Nyuot (R), Jonglei governor’s office in Bor, June 6, 2011 (photo: Philip Thon Aleu, ST)
Minister Nunu, the former governor of Western Equatoria state, was received by Jonglei state deputy governor Hussein Maar Nyuot and other state ministers. Speaking at a brief meeting at the council of minister hall in Bor, minister Nunu revealed that, “Jonglei is one of the states that got two grants [renovation and construction funds]; 2009 and 2010”.

“We will also be happy to see for ourselves what you have done in the last two years and also discuss what the plan [is] for this year” she added.

Some renovation work could be seen at the office governor and construction of ministry of agriculture in Bor. It is not clear whether that works were funded by the Government of South Sudan ministry of housing and physical planning. Other government offices in Bor, the headquarters of Jonglei state, remain in old structures.

(ST)