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Gadet’s election as South Sudan opposition leader frightens his detractors: Akol


December 25, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Lam Akol, the leader of the National Democratic Movement (NDM) defended Peter Gadet’s election at the chairmanship of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA), adding that the other faction has been terrified by the support he has got.

Lam Akol, chairman of South Sudan’s National Democratic Movement (NDM) (AFP/Samir Bol Photo)

The election of Peter Gatdet at the head of the opposition coalition last November sparked a rift between two camps within the opposition alliance one led by the incumbent chairman Gabriel Changson and the other headed by Lam Akol.

South Sudan Patriotic Movement (SSPM) spokesperson Stephen Lual Garang Monday accused Akol of building a new SSOA faction with elements from outside the coalition, warning that these actions undermine peace implementation.

But NDM leader minimized the statements of the SSPM spokesperson and dismissed the accusations, pointing out that these accusations show they are in disarray after the election of Gadet.

"They refused to admit defeat in the elections and their members are breaking away from them in recognition of the elections result," Akol told Sudan Tribune on Tuesday.

"It is this desertion that is frightening them," he stressed.

In a statement released on 1 December, Peter Gadet said he won with five votes against three for Gabriel Changson, underscoring that the vote took place after agreeing on the procedures to be followed in the election.

Asked about the IGAD’s position on the rift as they have to work with SSOA as one on the peace partners involved in the implementation of the peace agreement, he said that the regional bloc, at the moment, is adopting a wait-and-see posture.

"It says persons already nominated by SSOA to the various implementation committees and mechanisms should not be changed," he said.

"The question that cannot be avoided will be: to whom will heads of committees/mechanisms report?" Akol emphasized.


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  • 26 December 2018 00:35, by jubaone

    The political arithmetic is simple: 3 Nuers cant be in the presidency; Riak, Taban, Changson or Gatdet from SSOA. The struggle between Changson and Gatdet is therefore irrelevant and foolish. Anyway, since our Equatorians NAS/SSNMC/PDM, SSOA has disintegrated into chaos. Nothing in SS will EVER function without Equatorians. Take it or leave it.

    • 26 December 2018 02:27, by Mayendit

      You seem to confusing yourself for many years, you have been supporting both Peter Gatdet Yaka and Riek Machar but now you switching to insider guy Thomas Cirillo. Please come to our boat and that is the currently peace agreement, reconciliation, reunification and massive healing for the wounded we have been going through in South Sudan nation. The families of Cirillo are agent of insider.

      • 26 December 2018 07:27, by jubaone

        I am a true SS who believes that federalism and power devolution is the only reasonable system that will bring development. I supported Riek cuz he stood out for federalism. Since he signed this R-ACISS and is silent on it, he has become like the Kiirminal and all jienges who are terrified by federalism or kokora.

        • 26 December 2018 10:18, by South South


          We all love federalism in South Sudan, but the question is, what type, when, and how we should do? is still hanging out there, so people like you, Cirillo, Hakim, Eastern, The Rhino, monkeys, rats and shit on the street should shut up and wait for us to fix the country. Kokora, shit

          • 26 December 2018 10:45, by jubaone

            South South
            Shut up tailless chimp! You couldn’t fix anything since 2005 and you wont/can’t fix anything at all. Losers and idlers. You don’t have the brains for development. Learn to speak Bari language and that would indicate your ability to progress. Otherwise, just remain the ordinary jienge loser.

            • 26 December 2018 12:30, by South South


              You monkey still dreaming of Bari language? It’s dead and Arabic Juba is leading in Bari community. I was walking other day on Kololo Street. I met with Bari children. No singe one of them speak Bari, but stupid Arabic Juba only. Shut up a little monkey.

              • 26 December 2018 13:35, by jubaone

                South South
                We Equatorians have evolved into a nation and our Juba Arabic is the only lingua franca that binds Eastern, Western and Central Equatorians. We understand ourselves and don’t need jienges or any primitive non Equatorians. Without us, you’re worthless like a street dog. I think you wished you were born a Bari or Equatorian. Wele ya aryan jienge

              • 26 December 2018 13:42, by jubaone

                South South
                At least you now know where Kololo street is. Do you even have streets where you come from? Just keep sharing trample paths with your cows, afterall you’re not different from a cow. Except that we have taught you to wear instead of going naked. You just need to walk on all fours, get a tail stuck into your shithole, viola! you’re a human-cow😂

          • 26 December 2018 11:22, by Eastern

            South South,

            Eastern is not what an ordinary jenge can comprehend - please try running around naked what you are familiar with long dick...! I have always said Eastern leaves large. Just watch befalls Al Bashir in the coming days, not even the Mathiang Anyoors can help him out. Did Bashir think he can play around the Houthi rebels without consequencies..?!

            • 26 December 2018 12:27, by South South


              Mathiang Anyoors are inside South Sudan to teach wicked rebels very dear lessons. We have no business in Sudan to fight for Bashir. This issue of long dick is on the tip of your tongue, why? I wonder!!!!!! Naked people are those who run after rats and monkeys.

              • 26 December 2018 16:27, by Eastern

                South South,

                Keep your filth to the cattle camps not even country-wide. At least you know what the world has come to associate the tribal regime in Juba with: raging long dicks...!

          • 26 December 2018 15:13, by The Rhino

            South South,

            You and your jienges are nothing but filthy bugs that swarm from place to place in search of readymades and handouts.This time, with or without peace,KOKORA is coming back big.We’ll guarantee that all MTNs are swept out of Equatoria for good.Go back to your luaks before its too late.Its FEDERALISM or death.You jienges are only intruders and occupying forces,we’ll get rid you, roaches

            • 26 December 2018 16:27, by Pakuai

              The Rhino,
              What do you Barias really have? Just tell really what do really feed the Dinkas/Jenges with, absolutely nothing. In fact, you losers are the poorest & the most ungrateful pieces of humans on planet earth. The Dinkas/Jenges died in hundred of thousands blasting the cloned so-called Arabs of North Sudan (mundukurus) out of your villages/towns while you fellows were neighbouring countries>

              • 26 December 2018 16:37, by Pakuai

                The Rhino,
                If you idiot think you would make our country like your next door, Eastern DRC which has never has peace since 1960the, Then you fellows should look for another country apart from South Sudan. We know our enemies from the US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs and of their creepy allies in between want to extend their dirty project in DRC into South Sudan by using you losres as their proxies,

                • 26 December 2018 16:47, by Pakuai

                  But we are far too well ahead of the evil White Americans, English people, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus (so-called Israelis), their cloned so-called Arabs of North Sudan, their gulf Arab States paymasters and some of other allies in between. The Rhino, Dinkas/Jenges are very racists than our>>>

                  • 26 December 2018 17:00, by Pakuai

                    enemies. Mr. Risk Machar, Lam Akol, Thomas Cirillo and other bunch of foreign traitors, thieves and sellout criminals are in Khartoum & their foreign masters want us to attack North Sudan while we are still reconcciling our population the evils set against each others for their own selfish end. For these of us in the know, why did Mr, Salva Kiir let Mr. Riek Machar out of J1 shot out will be subje

              • 26 December 2018 16:42, by The Rhino


                ’You piece of trash’...are you suggesting that sitting under a tree in Bor is ’majestic’?I was in Jonglei/Bor and the bitter truth was/is different.I could not believe what I saw,...’Jurassic Park’ revisited! PS: Its written BARI or Ko Monye Kak, The Bari People/KARO!

                • 26 December 2018 17:15, by Pakuai

                  The Rhino,
                  Do you know that the Mundaris called themselves Bari ethnic group in Equatoria? We marry with them, Nyangwara and other Equatorian’s Acholis. The Rhino chap, grow up. Do you Awickibul, Anya Anya one base is an Acholi village of South Sudan. You Barias are behind the game>>>

                  • 26 December 2018 17:22, by Pakuai

                    We are going to get back our Khartoum and other still occupied lands by our cloned Arabs of North Sudan by force Mr. the Rhino. We don’t fight wars to lose, we fight wars to win chap. If you idiots do not know that our country and our people have been set by our enemies we hate to death---->>>

            • 26 December 2018 20:25, by One people

              The Rhino ya the monkey or the dog, and juba one luti.
              Both of you need to reread that article again, the article or the power struggle news it not about jienges or Equatorians or about your useless federalism that you don’t even know how to explain it, the article is about Gatdet, Lam Akol and Changson. Read again and understand, ya kawalat ya lutin

              • 28 December 2018 08:11, by jubaone

                One People
                Go fix new teeth into your hollow and dirty jienge mouth. Once that is done, come join true humans. For now you are like a big foolish cow 🐮 that can be fed, herded, controlled and in the end slaughtered. Dirty jienge.

    • 26 December 2018 06:17, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

      Democracy should be given respect however rule of common sense is paramount for formation of presidency in which greater regions of South Sudan is seriously considered not to undermine minorities.

      • 26 December 2018 10:22, by South South

        jur_likang_a_ likan’g,

        Shut up monkey!!! Minorities have their own especial place in South Sudan. The problem we have from some minorities, not all of them is when they ask for something more then what they deserve. Being a minority doesn’t mean you have rights more than others, shut up and follow.

        • 26 December 2018 13:50, by jubaone

          South South
          Majority in numbers, but with minor brains. Instead of minority tribes going to the majority, the useless majority are attracted by the ingenuity, pride and progress of the minority. You have more junk jienge states, millions of idlers and lazy fools who are like giant kids! Develop yourselves like us Equatorians. Just a normal jienge loser.

      • 26 December 2018 17:40, by Pakuai

        Democracy is here in our South Sudan’s villages trust me. The US is not ’a democracy, but ’a Republican’, you can a corporatism/feudalism or terrorism if you like. The UK is not even also a democracy, but a monarchy or tiered corrupt democracy. Their attack dog (so-called Israel) is not also a democracy, but ’a mercenary state of corporate America, Europe, Middle East and shady cree

        • 26 December 2018 17:48, by Pakuai

          creeps in between even here in out own region. jur_likang,
          — -the owners have taken back their country. l am the one who will help bomb Eastern Jerusalem and give it to owners, Palestinians. Islam is not a religion, to be honest with bunches of our lowly informed fools>>>

          • 26 December 2018 17:58, by Pakuai

            Your US, the UK, France, their gulf Arab states financiers, their evil juus (so-called Israel) attack dog, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, All Qaida, ISIS/L, Muslim Brotherhood, Mesh All Islam, All Nustra, Book Haram, All Shabab & even our so-called SPLM/A-IO to some small extent are allies>>>

            • 26 December 2018 18:09, by Pakuai

              My lowly informed South Sudanese fools. The evil White Americans, English people, their evil juus (so-called Israels), gulf Arab states, paymasters, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and even some of their creepy allies in between have step on the wrong people feet, us. The Dinkas/monyjiengs of the Sudan are very racists. We are the ancient Egyptians>>>

    • 26 December 2018 10:27, by South South

      Your coin rebels in Equatoria are wasting your time. NAS/SSNMC/PDM are just monkeys. You can come back to Juba if you want, but keep your big mouth shut.

      • 26 December 2018 12:28, by jubaone

        South South
        Jienge loser! Juba is NOT your birth place and you did not develop it. You were brought on trucks like goods to Juba instead of starving quietly in your luaks like bush hogs. Just keep quiet MTN loser. Federalism/Kokora is coming and you get prepared to go back where you came from. Federalism=Hard work=Development.

        • 26 December 2018 15:52, by Pakuai

          How many Dinkas/Jienges have yourself or the Barias have been feeding them free food? l doubt if you are not one or one of your relative is in Northern Uganda surviving on foreign food rations. Mr. Jubaone, Juba is a capital city of South Sudan. And every South Sudanese has a right to live in Juba if he/she can afford to live there>>>

          • 26 December 2018 16:04, by Pakuai

            So Mr. Jubaone my friend just live with this simple fact and move on brother. Come Bortown and live here. You will come & learn how majestic the Dinkas/Jenges are. Dinkas/Jenges put the children and visitors ahead of themselves. Because children needs are always ahead everybody else. And the visitors needs are always ahead of the Dinkas/Jenges>>>

            • 26 December 2018 16:15, by Pakuai

              Because the DinkasJenges believe that letting a visitor leave a Dinka/Jenge’s house without his/her needs would tarnish the Dinkas/Monyjiengs majestic name and by the Mr. Jubaone, you are just a South Sudanese like everyone else and you can live anywhere in South Sudan you damn chose brother. Come Mr. Jubaone>>>

          • 26 December 2018 16:34, by jubaone

            Bullshit. You were given $5m by your jellaba friend King Mohammed of Morocco to develop Ramciel, you squandered over $4b buying houses in Uganda, marrying women and wasting the rest on Ugandan and Kenyan prostitutes. We paid you off during kokora to go develop yourselves, but lazy fools could not do anything except steal, kill and shit around. Ordinary losers.

            • 26 December 2018 17:19, by Eastern


              When I have the phrase long dick in my rejoinder to these jenge people, one South South gets RILED...! Now, Aweil and Kuacjok without steady supply of FUL MSIR AND BREAD is like an oxen....

    • 27 December 2018 06:48, by Midit Mitot


      Please don,t segregate those nonsense things, if you do, where will you people go while Equatorians citizens never fought any fight in this Country? your innocents people will be kill like goat by Nilotic.

      • 27 December 2018 15:49, by jubaone

        Midit Mitot
        Coward jienge nyors only kill unarmed women and old men. Try our able men ya kawal. When we started Anyanya 1, you jienges were still scrubbing the floors of houses of your jellaba masters or active as kitchen boys and goat keepers. Shut up jienge.

  • 26 December 2018 02:39, by Mayendit

    Mr. Lam Akol
    You should take time to think about the trouble things which you have been doing since break away of Nassir movement. To be honest with you, there is no room for you in South Sudan because you are lacking vision to lead South Sudanese people. How will you support someone who have been sanction by UN? How do you support none educated man? Please think logic before supporting primitive.

    • 26 December 2018 06:21, by Malakal county Simon


      If we talking about education to sideline Peter Gatdet from so called SSOA top leadership, what about unwated President Kiir who lead a nation like South Sudan is he educated man?? Changson should simply quite and accept defeat if he is truly fighting for freed dom for last 5 years.... It’s that simple!!

      • 26 December 2018 10:27, by Kush Natives

        Malakal county Simon,
        Are you still after SSOA or IO? Form your own ops and let Io and Gatdet alone big man. Mr. Lam Akol is a gone case, never bother to talk about him.

        • 26 December 2018 11:07, by Malakal county Simon

          Kush Natives

          I’M IO die hard support since inception of this senseless war under Dr Machar and i will always remains .... Why is Lam Akol a gone case when he is a signatory to the signed peace to implement??

        • 26 December 2018 11:12, by Malakal county Simon


          please don’t get confuse, I’m a IO die hard supporter since this senseless war inception under Dr Machar and i will always remains.... Why is Lam Akol a gone case when he is signatory to the signed peace to be implement??

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