Juba, South Sudan,
May 11, 2021 – The Vice President for Service Cluster, Hussein Abdelbagi Akol, has commissioned a new laboratory known as Crawford Lab, a private laboratory with modern equipment, and encourage citizens to get vaccinated to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
“I together with the Deputy Information Minister, Hon. Baba Medan Konyi and a group of medical professionals toured the office corridors with the help of Crawford team to understand the sophisticated equipment installed.” Said H.E. Hussein Abdelbagi Akol, the Vice President for Service Cluster.
“Moved to get a private laboratory for testing Covid-19 ,known as Crawford Lab, commissioned.” He continued.
The vice president said he was impressed by the quality of worked exhibited around the laboratory and to him, that demonstrates professionalism.
“In fact, I was immensely elated and impressed with the quality of work exhibited in Crawford lab’s vicinity, which I believe Crawford reflects a citadel of professionalism.” H.E. Hussein said.
The vice president called on the citizens to take Crawford as an example and invest in their own country.
“During my speech, I acknowledged the importance of investing in one’s own country for economic diversity as well as taming the issue of market monopolizations.” He said.
The Vice President for Service Cluster is also the Chairman for COVID-19 Taskforce, a position that has been held by other Vice Presidents including the First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny.
South Sudan has received COVID-19 vaccine and continued to encourage citizens to get vaccinated to reduce the spread of the deadly virus but the turn-out has been slow so far.