Two Armed groups in Yambio to release 128 children from armed ranks today.
Armed groups in Yambio are today releasing one hundred and twenty eight children. The 90 boys and 38 girls are being released by two armed groups – the South Sudan National Liberation Army and the SPLA – IO.
The release of the children from armed ranks will be witnessed by the United Nations Children’s agency – UNICEF, a team from the Child protection unit of UNMISS and other partners.
UNICEF Chief of Child Protection, Vedasto Nsanzugwanko, spoke with Miraya Breakfast Show host Irene Lasu and explained the significance of today’s release of children from armed ranks.