Payment of girls’ incentives begins in Abyei on Tuesday

Female pupils receive incentives at Agok Secondary School in Rumamer county. | Credit: Chol Ayiik Chol. | AIRS

The payment of incentives to schoolgirls started on Tuesday in Abyei Administrative Area. In Agok Centre, six schools including Agok secondary school have come to receive their money.

Bar Mawien, headmaster of Agok secondary school, spoke to Abyei FM on Wednesday. He said that in Agok Secondary School there are 249 girls including 23 girls in senior four. He added that there are some challenges facing us on the receipt, but we are managing it.

Maria Mijak Ajing, a pupil in primary six at Deng Mithiang primary school expresses her happiness for receiving the money. She said that this money will help her buy what she is lacking, and she can give some to the parent.

There are six centers in Abyei for GESS money payout namely, Abyei Town, Akecnhial, Ganga, Agok ECS, Comboni and Agok secondary school.