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Canon Clement Succumbs to diabetes at 80

March 8, 2021(Nyamilepedia) — Reverend Canon Clement Janda, a renowned legislature and preacher died on Monday at a hospital in Arua, Uganda.

Legislator and Reverend, Canon Clement Janda (Photo credit: supplied)
Legislator and Reverend, Canon Clement Janda (Photo credit: supplied)

According to his son, Reverend Canon Clement Janda succumbed to high blood pressure and diabetes.

He added that the reverends health detoriated on Sunday evening and he was rushed to the hospital in arua.

Peter Canon Clement Jadna, the reverend’s son also said that the family is in the process of organizing the funeral in Amarat.

“We are now organizing funeral arrangements here at the family house at Amarat,” Peter said.

He is survived by three sons and a daughter.

Reverend Canon Clement Janda was the former Secretary-General of the defunct New Sudan Council of Churches.

He is credited for brokering and strengthening the union between Dr. John Garang and Salva Kiir during the SPLM leadership meeting in Rumbek in 2004.

In 2017, late Janda fell out with President Salva Kiir when he declined to take part in the national dialogue steering committee saying the process was not genuine.

In 2018, he wrote an open letter urging President Kiir to resign from his position, saying South Sudan is worse off now more than before.

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