Bunia, November 30th, 2021 (CPA) .- The first lady of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denise Nyakeru Tshisekedi called on Monday for love between the daughters and sons of Ituri for the advent of peace lasting, during a popular rally at the official platform of Bunia, shortly after his arrival in the capital of this young province. « My brothers and sisters, you should know one thing: it is love that builds a country or a province […]. If we don’t love each other, we will continue to cry and mourn. every day, when God has given us everything in this country! Why are we going to continue to kill each other? ”she regretted. The first lady then indicated that she is well aware of the various problems facing the population of Ituri, in particular the situation of insecurity following the activism of armed groups and the pitiful state of several. road sections. Denise Nyakeru Tshisekedi declared, with regard to the situation of road infrastructure, that on the basis of the letter from the military governor, the Minister of ITPR has already instructed the Road Maintenance Fund (FONER) to finance the rehabilitation works of the Bunia-Mungwalu road, 85km long.
The social security of the FARDC: a concern
As for the valiant elements of the FARDC who are fighting for the restoration of peace in Ituri, through the hunt for negative forces, the First Lady solemnly made the commitment to get involved, for the improvement of the soldiers’ salaries.
The First Lady went to the general reference hospital in Bunia, immediately after her address, to go to the bedside of the wounded soldiers. Anxious to become more impregnated with the evils that plague Ituri, she announced a series of working sessions with key civil society actors as well as certain notables.
Buta: secondary school finalists made aware of the EXCELLENTIA scholarship
In addition, the First Lady of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denise Nyakeru Tshisekedi sensitized Monday, at the stage of Buta, 200 finalist students of the secondary schools of the capital of the province of Bas-Uelé, on the EXCELLENTIA scholarship, by asking them to give the best of themselves, in order to benefit from this endowment. The national coordinator of the Denise Nyakeru Tshisekedi Foundation (FDNT), Joël Matubikwa, said on this occasion, it is reported, that « Excellentia » is a program for granting scholarships to finalist students from the DRC, evolving both inside the country and abroad. To be eligible for this scholarship, he said, it will be necessary to obtain at least 85% in the state examination and to have obtained 70% or more in the competition that the Foundation organizes for this purpose. Provided gifts, including school kits, were given to these finalist students by the Foundation, as an encouragement. ACP/