Monday December 11, 2017

Government’s Secret to Launch a New Offensive in Lou-Nuer Areas, Jonglei State

SPLA soldiers in the fall of bentiu in January (photo: AFP)

ADDIS ABABA – Lou Nuer Youth in frontline expressed their gratitude to Hon. Rachel Nyadak Paul, a South Sudan’s Deputy Minister for Information and Broadcasting who revealed to the press that South Sudan Government plans to launch new offensives in Lou-Nuer Areas, Jonglei State.

Ms. Rachel Nyadak Paul, who represents Lou-Nuer’s [Uror County] in Salva Kiir’s government, said on her official account on social media that, the youth must allow the “constitutional army from entering Lou Land next week”. She also accused the rebel leader and his wife for mobilizing the Lou Nuer Youth and urged the youth to either choose to died or surrender their weapons if resist to fight the Government.

Speaking on the satellite phone today from Uror County, the head of over all command for Lou Nuer White Army Mr. Bordoang Leah appreciated the roles played by Hon. Rachel Nyadak Paul for informing her beloved Lou Nuer Youth to stay alert for the attack from Juba Government led by president Kiir. “I really appreciated Hon. Rachel Nyadak for revealing the Juba’s secret, I know she is there (in Juba) for reason.” The White Army commander said on satellite interview with media.

Moreover, Dak Kueth, a self-claim prophet has also affirmed his happiness to Ms. Paul for the important and appreciable revelation by the deputy Minster. “Thank you indeed for the job well-done, this is a true sign of being a real citizen to this community of Lou Nuer.” Prophet Dak said online from Uror.

Meanwhile, some youth leaders in Nyirol and Akobo Counties, Mr. Wie Bol Bipal and Mr. Bol Chuol Yakuach respectively expressed their happiness on the secret disclosure by the Deputy Minister. Instead they urged the Government of Juba to honor the cessation of hostility, which was recently signed between the warring factions in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

In separate interview, one of the highest official for rebel faction who prefers to talk in condition of anonymity said that the Government must respect the truce. “We will never attack the government, but we must fight for self-defense if Juba attack us.”

The conflict has been in hot spot for a year with low pace from IGAD while other Countries including TROIKA are pushing for possible sanction on the warring parties.

By Mekonen Tefere

mekonentefere@gmail.com

Times Wire Staff
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