Juba –Veteran journalist Alfred Taban says he has retired from journalism after he was appointed as a Member of Parliament by Taban Deng Gai in the so the called transitional parliament to his home county Kajo-Keji of Yei River state.
Taban serves as senior journalist before country gained her independence in 2011.
Mr. Taban is the founder and chief of the editor of Juba Monitor, one of the daily newspaper in Juba.
He is also the chairperson of Association for Media Development in South Sudan.
According to him on eyeradio interview;
He says the new career is very important and will help him raise issues affecting his area and the community.
“This parliamentary job is very important. It is actually as a struggle for my people as you know my home county is completely vacant,” he said elatedly.