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Precious in the sigh of the Lord is the death of his godly ones

Chief Ojulu Okok Gilo passed away Source: Anyuak Media July 19, 2010 (GAMBELLA, Ethiopia) – A well known Anywaa Chief, Ojulu Okok Gilo (Ojulu Wara Akori) died on July 16, 2010. The late chief was enthroned last two years following the death of his brother Chief Chuleng. His inauguration ceremony too place in his ancestral village of Pokedi and was attended by over 5000 indigenous Anywaa from all over the four corners of Rivers along which the Anywaa people live; Openo, Gilo, Alworo and Akobo Rivers. During his live span, the Chief Ojulu Okok (Wara Akori) was known of his kindness and politeness towards his subjects and all people whom he interacted with. He was the first chief approached by the missionaries to spread the Good News and became an evangelist to reach Anywaa people with the Good News. He became the first Christian and we believe his soul is with our Lord. Chief Ojulu Wara Akori is brave man who loved his Anywaa home land and he tremendously opposed the land grabbing pol