Sudanese Community Reacts to Nelson Mandela's Death
By Sara Kirkley, Weekend Anchor / Reporter - email
As the world continues
to mourn the loss of former South African President Nelson Mandela, local
Africa-natives are speaking out.
Peter Lokodu, the leader
of the Sudanese Community of Grand Island released the following statement
"Our message in general
is that, on behave of Sudanese Community in Grand Island, we would
like to pass our condolence and prayers for all
Africans families here in Nebraska for this rejoicing moment and
sad moment on behave of the world and our Africa leader Nelson Mandala.
"We are going to
miss him. He was and he will be our inspiration leader who brought reconciliation
and transformation to the whole world, especially to South Africa. He
will rest in Peace."