Minister of health loses daughter

Riek Gai

South Sudan’s Minister of Health, Dr. Riek Gai Kok is grieving the sudden death of his daughter, Sara Riek Gai who passed away last week.

Government top diplomat, Gordan Buay broke the news on social media earlier this week.

“I am saddened to learn the untimely passing of the beloved daughter of our Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Riek Gai Kok. Sara Riek Gai was a young lady with a bright future to develop our country. Her sudden death shocked the people of South Sudan because young people like her are the future of our beloved country,” he posted.

Sources close to family confirm that the body will be flown into the country on Friday for burial.

We pass our condolence and may our almighty rest her soul in peace!!