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Jubek governor sets conditions to re-open night clubs

Authors: Garang Abraham | | Published: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Jubek State Governor, Augustino Jadalla during his visit to the TNLA on May 14, 2019

Jubek governor has promised to re-open night clubs on condition that revelers adhere to the required procedures, the head of South Sudan Artists’ Union has said.Two weeks ago, Governor Augustino Jadalla issued a gubernatorial order banning all night clubs.

According to the governor, the order was meant to combat immorality in nightclubs in Juba town.

He also said bars would only be operating from 5 to 10 at night.

The order affected musicians who often organize night concerts.

As a result, the musicians met the governor over the matter yesterday.

Speaking to Eye Radio on Thursday, Garang Ateny said the government agrees to open night clubs on condition that children are not allowed into clubs.

“One hundred percent, he said he don’t have any problem with artists or musicians across South Sudan in regards to organizing night clubs or occasions. He said we should go under procedures so that the underage children should not enter,” Ateny said.

The head of South Sudan Artists’ Union said the governor also promised re-open Nyakuron Cultural Center for events that are organized by musicians and artists.

“He promised that he will give us back our Nyakuran Cultural Center and as we know Nyakuran is one of our cultural centers,” he said.

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