Press Release

Guit county community denounced the replacement of Dr.Riek Machar by Gen.Taban

Press release

Juba, Central Equatoria – By Mr.Diu Chuol Reat, the newly elected chairman of Guit county community in POCs, Juba replacing former chairman of Guit county community Mr.Geng Kuony Puok.

Speaking during the meeting of general assembly and new executive leadership attended by all community members on Saturday 13th August, 2016 in POC 3- Juba.

The new chairman has issued condemnation statement about the recent violence which erupted on 8th July 2016 at Presidential palace – Juba and also condemned in the strongest term possible the illegal replacement of the true leader H.E Dr.Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon by Gen.Taban Deng Gai who defected from SPLM/A-IO to Salva Kiir’s SPLM/A-IG.

On behave of Guit county community; we fully stand with solidarity in support of people’s movement SPLM/A-IO under the leadership of Dr.Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon, the chairman and the commander in chief of SPLM/A-IO.

As we are for peace, we strongly urge and warn our community members who are currently rooming in Juba crown hotel and Kuergeng area (Guit county-Unity state) and other people who are alleged to be loyal to Gen. Taban Deng Gai to refrain and distance yourselves from him, because he is not for peace and our aspiration.

Guit county community, we welcomed the IGAD PLUS, African Union and United Nation Security Council decision to deploy protection forces to bolster security to Internally displaced persons (IDPs) in POCs and  South Sudan as a whole .

We urge African Union and other international community to immediately set hybrid court for South Sudan (HCSS) to trial and bring to justice all perpetrators and criminals to book.
By: Diu Chuol Reat 

Chairman of Guit county community in POCs,Juba

Tel: +211915725401.

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