The Heroes of South Sudan; Aggrey Jaden

Posted: June 4, 2018 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

kokonga Daily

Aggrey Jaden (1924-1985), an administrator and a politician was born to the Pojulu clan of Nyomuding at Loka, Lainya County, South Sudan in 1924.
His father Ladu Wani was a soldier in the British army. Jaden married Sara Reja and the couple produced seven children. Jaden attended Village School in Loka (1936-1938), Yei Elementary School (1938-1940) and Loka Intermediate School (1940-1944).

Aggrey Jaden in March 1965 Khartoum Conference discussing the future of South Sudan

He excelled at school always performing at the top of his class. In 1939 he won an award in a Bible reading competition at Yei. This led to the promotion of his chief, late Elia Kundu, among all the 17 chiefs in Yei district.
There were no secondary schools in the whole of South Sudan during those days so he was sent to Nabumali secondary school in Uganda (1944-1947).

He joined the Gordon Memorial College (University…

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