According to information minister, Michael Makuei, security arrangements have been made ensure that the day is celebrated in peace. The Council of Ministers sat yesterday to review the preparations for the event. Workers were also seen at the same time painting fences and setting up posters of the South Sudanese leader Salva Kiir along the route leading to the Mausoleum.
A camp resident says that since the month of May there were probably 200-250 people buried, most of them children. They die because of malnutrition, diarrhea, and other diseases caused by the poor hygienic conditions in the camp.