South Sudan’s Wau authorities resolved that UN peacekeeping forces be allowed to conduct security patrols in the town in an effort to reinforce law and order.
According to Angelina Anthony Ubur, who is the state minister for law enforcement, the operation will be aimed at restoring security in the town and protection of UN installations.
Ubur confirmed of the UN forming a security committee to patrol inside the UN, Red Cross and protection sides.
“We have also reached an understanding ground with the faith groups since the state government stands to maintain peace and reconciliation to start advocating for peace everywhere during their prayers,”said Ubur.
According to the Ubur, the move to involve UN peacekeepers comes after the rising security threats in Wau.