Meet the fashion plate Abelsilva Lopir, goes by the nickname Topland King. Born 25 years ago. The sassy young gentleman hails from Kapoeta State in South Sudan. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about him. The last one will leave ladies drooling.
Q. Which primary school did you attend ?
I studied at Lokichoggio Mixed Primary school in Kenya and finished at St. Bakhita Secondary school, i attended Diploma in University of Eldoret … currently am doing a Bachelor’s Degree in Peace and Conflict in Rwanda.
Q .What are your plans after finishing college?
Working in Humanitarian field getting involved in Peace related Concepts and ensure that communities of Ateker and other regions co-exist peacefully.
Q.Have you ever stayed in Kakuma refugee camp. And when was it?
Nooooope!!! I have never been in the refugee camp.
Q. What’s your favourite homemade food?
Nyaatapa with butter. (thick paste made from maize or sorghum)
Q. What is your favorite football club?
Manchester But i play for Lokatepan a champion club in Kapoeta club state with 4 trophies. I love football and it opens doors for youth to cease from criminal aspect and create peaceful environment by using football for Peace.
Q. Who is your best player in football?
Q. What is your favorite music that can turn you on when you listen to it?
Q. Who inspires you in life / role model?
Non violent fighters like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and Mahatma Gandhi who fought for their people in a peaceful way.
Q. Any advice to the youth in south Sudan?
I can say that the youth must cease from violent activities like cattle rustling and engage in building the future of their generation .
Q. Your Christmas message to Ateker community?
I wish all Ateker community the best celebration and as we celebrate this Christmas, Ateker must take a moment of critical thinking to reflect our common origin as one people and I wish that the new year will come with rich concept of peace in Ateker Community.
About fashion i will leave it for the viewers to judge…. Here are some of the pictures of Abelsilva’s collection:
CONTRIBUTOR : DEBRA LOCHA
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