The Ghana Independent Company of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS GHANCOY 3) Female Engagement Team, has donated items to the Aweil Central Prison’s Female Inmates Unit in Northern Bahr El Ghazal, on Wednesday 7 April 2021.
The donation in consultation with the State Prisons Service Authority and the Ministry of Health, was in line with the World Health Day Celebration, as part of the Company’s Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) Programme. The items included Veronica buckets, toiletries, nose/face masks, assorted food items.
The Officer Commanding UNMISS GHANCOY 3, Lt Col Rafat Awudu, in his remarks, stated that, the gesture was geared towards the achievement of the Company goals and mandate as peacekeepers under the banner of the United Nations.
Receiving the items on behalf of the Prison’s Authority, Second Lieutenant Akuol John Mouclae, the In-charge of the Female Unit, expressed her profound gratitude to UNMISS GHANCOY 3 for the gesture. The State Ministry of Health COVID-19 Coordinator of Northern Bahr El Ghazal, Mr John Agang Deng, thanked GHANCOY immensely for the support. Mr John Deng urged the Inmates to make good use of the face mask given to them by wearing it at all times to enable them prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Present were the State Director Prison’s Service, Major General Dhieu Wol Akok, the Director Aweil Central Prison, Lt Col Arkangelo Abuok Atem, CLA-Human Right Division, Mrs Achai Dhieu, the State COVID-19 Coordinator Ministry of Health, Mr John Agang Deng and the GHANCOY CIMIC Officer, Captain Odame.