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De Mabior threats to quit South Sudan govt within 8 moths


March 15, 2020 (JUBA) - The newly appointed Deputy Interior Minister Mabior Garang de Mabior said he would quit the government within eight months if the security arguments are not fully implemented.

Mabior Garang de Mabior on 6 May 2016 (ST photo)Mabior who is a leading member of the SPLM-IO released a statement on Sunday full of scepticism about the seriousness of President Kiir seriousness to achieve democratic reforms during the three-year transitional period.

"I was going to turn down the portfolio but after many Comrades pleaded with me, I decided to take up the post. My position remains the same despite accepting to participate in the Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity (R-TGONU)," he said.

The eldest son of late John Garang de Mabior, founder of the historical SPLM said that it was difficult to "fathom" that how after the pre-transitional period and the two extensions the security arrangements are implemented.

"I will do what I can within the constraints of what we are calling a unity government and resign if we fail to implement the security arrangements in the next eight (8) months," he stressed.

In his strong criticism, de Mabior pointed to the possible complications that would result from the formation of a large coalition cabinet with 5 five presidents, 35 minister and 10 deputy ministers.

He noted that the dollar price is down while the international donors will not fund a government-run by "sanctioned financial criminals".

In May 2016, South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir, forced de Mabior the then minister of water resources and irrigation to leave the first meeting of the Council of Ministers over his dressing style which allegedly violated the dress code.

SPLM-IO Criticized

In his public statement, de Mbior claimed that some SPLM-IO officials in the National Pre-transition Committee (NPTC) looted money and neglected the implementation process of the peace agreement the during the interim period, adding that they now appointed minister despite this failure.

"The SPLM-IO has surrendered and all we have done is legitimize the status quo for another 3 years," he said.

The SPLM-IO asserted that President Kiir will not implement the revitalized peace pact, adding that he will to Juba to help people "see the realities on the ground and continue to speak truth to power".

"With the political appointment, I will capture some attention and use it to capture the imagination of the public. I will not go to Juba with the delusion that I will be able to change things in any grand way," he stressed.


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  • 15 March 22:50, by Mayendit

    Mr. Mabior Garang sound like he is dissatisfied from his Boss Riek Machar Teny and one hand, his thinking about joining his father Party led by the current president Salve Kiir Mayardit. Mabior Garang if you can read my message that will be great. Please don’t waste your time, let your brother Chol Garang get the chance because he will be highly respected than you. You have been following wrong m

    • 16 March 06:11, by Midit Mitot


      You had missed the actual points from Mabior Garang statement.
      reread the statement again. Mabior is questioning President Kiir administration that does not implement peace always fully.

      If this peace will not be implemented in the way South Sudanese need then Mabior will quit and this is his right for sure.

  • 15 March 22:57, by Mayendit

    Continue on Mabior Garang. You have been following wrong man at the wrong time and wrong place and even if you change your colors still your name is sticking in our minds. There were a lot of bad things that were done in 1991, when Riek Machar Teny invaded Bor North communities and I can’t mentioned those bad things but if you asked what bad things that were done then,you will probably crying for

    • 16 March 03:57, by Paul

      Mayendit, the 1991 tribal genocide by Nuer was in fact a dirty spot on Riek forehead. He used the ignorance of Nuer youth to unleash mayhem Bor & Apadang dinka. However, that has been put rest by Kiir, Garang and Kuol Manyang. You should not use it to stroke tribal sentiment where peace is dearly needed. Mabior is right in his criticism. The leaders got to be f’’ken serious!!

  • 16 March 00:01, by Mayendit

    Mabior Garang, I grantee that, the peace agreement Will not be attainable at the presence of Riek Machar Teny and current president Salve Kiir Mayardit. You will hear very soon that,some of your generals in Riek Machar’s camp are not coming to work with their leader Riek Machar Teny and his wife Angelina Teny. Interestingly, the Eastern Nuers communities have been frustrated too.

  • 16 March 00:13, by Mayendit

    Finally. Mr. Mabior Garang, I am absolutely supporting you just to quit politics right now, because you had started wrong foot by rebelling against your father’s foundation, the SPLA and SPLM. I don’t like the Kiir Mayardit leadership style but I understand that, your late father Dr.John Garang did some bad things however, the Dinka Bahr El Ghazal regions have abandoned him until the CPA arrived

  • 16 March 00:25, by Mayendit

    I am very sorry, I mean the Dinka Bahr El Ghazal regions have not abandoned your late father Dr.John Garang and to add this important. From now on, you must come forward to make apologies to your own Dinkas people because you have betrayal them. Throughout your attitudes, many Dinkas people are wondering and concerned about your late father legacy because we believe there’s something wrong with y

  • 16 March 02:46, by Games

    You Dinka are most ignorant, deceives, denialable people on this planet. De MABBIOR will never joined Salva Kiir government for these reasons. Salva Kiir rebelled again Garang in early 21st century. Salva Kiir with helps of Uganda government killed Dr. Garang, which they nearly repeat to Machar in 2013 and 2016

    • 16 March 03:19, by Mayendit

      Games you are so Idiocy.
      The answer on who killed John Garang is not known within South Sudanese people. The world are not telling because it might be caused by our friends outside not South Sudan. Second to that, Mr. Mabior Garang is not popular within Dinka Bor leave alone the whole Dinkas societies. Thirdly, you will hear very soon that, some generals from Eastern Nuers communities are going

  • 16 March 02:46, by Games

    You Dinka are most ignorant, deceives, denialable people on this planet. De MABBIOR will never joined Salva Kiir government for these reasons. Salva Kiir rebelled again Garang in early 21st century. Salva Kiir with helps of Uganda government killed Dr. Garang, which they nearly repeat to Machar in 2013 and 2016

  • 16 March 03:30, by Mayendit

    The vast majority of the Nuers supporters are saying, the politicians from Nuers in Unity regions have betrayal them. Look the reason why the Dinka people don’t trust Riek Machar Teny. Just see how he appointed his wife Mrs Anglina Nyajang Teny to Defense minister meanwhile, there are qualified generals to take that position. Can you imagine if Riek become a president of South Sudan, what do you t

  • 16 March 03:41, by Mayendit

    You Must accept the truth. Riek Machar is using Eastern Nuers communities for his own interests. In 2014, he called on Eastern Nuers communities youths also known as White Army and they respond in big numbers about 26000 show up marching to Bor town but look now his relatives are saying, chief of staff general Simon Gatwech is primitive that cannot be given Defense minister.

    • 16 March 04:28, by Games

      The ways you are always divided Nuer is long gone. I am from Eastern Nuer and I don’t worry about who were in and out from that fishy government. Machar’s whife is very strong woman and she deserves this position. On top of that Minister of defense is purely for civilian in the real world. Only chiefs of staff is for military.

  • 16 March 03:47, by conservative

    I think he should go get married instead running around behind Reik machar

    • 16 March 04:02, by Langbaar

      What does this ugly and a flunky really thinks he is? Who are those comrades convincing him to remain on the post? The low life doesn’t know his Riek Machar and other bunch of traitors are still walking around on the mercy of Mr. Salva Kiir and his bunch of lowly advisors. Otherwise, the traitors, foreign puppets/stooges would have either been hanged or rot in jails for the rest of their lives now

      • 16 March 04:12, by Langbaar

        if were not to be a coward like Mr. Salva Kiir at the helm. Or if the traitors, foreign puppets/stooges and thieves were to be so-called oppositions in other countries. These fools were honestly told to ’form another party in early 2013 if they want to contest against Mr. Salva Kiir in the SPLM party’ This was done precisely to stop ’infighting in the same SPLM party’ But the foreign puppets>>>>

        • 16 March 04:27, by Langbaar

          ,thieves and traitors’ defiantly refused. And the same infighting in the same mother SPLM party bred the shotout in the two army barracks in Juba, came to Bor, Akoba, Anasir, Malakal and Bentiu. Their masters from the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and some of their creeps here in the IGAD and the AU went and used the in the hotels, bars and brothels of Abesh (so-called ethiopia),>>>

          • 16 March 05:01, by Langbaar

            Kenya, Arusha, Tanzania, Pretoria, South Africa, Kampala Uganda And El Khartoum as their ’bargaining chips, blackmails and leverage’ over South Sudan and the South Sudanese people. In real world, it is either you are in the government or in the opposition, simple and plain. But there are evils on this world who think, they can always *experiment their so-called democracies that don’t exist*>>>

            • 16 March 05:07, by Langbaar

              on people who are way too well ahead of their ’so-called democracies’. The same bullshit that caused the ’infighting on the 15/12/2013’ was what repackaged as peace for South Sudan. Where the government is forced to share power equitably with the oppositions by our enemies who ’covet our country and our people to death.>>>

              • 16 March 05:11, by Langbaar

                And bunch of foolish South Sudanese herd and their sheeple don’t see this sinister project behind this ’cheap and dirty arraignment’. This cheap and dirty arrangement was tested by these vermin in Kenya in 2008-2009 after the ’their criminals of Mr. Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta’ fought over power of election results>>>>

                • 16 March 05:23, by Langbaar

                  They were hushed by their ’secret societies’ criminals’ of Condoleezza Rice, Koffi Anan, Susan Rice and other bunch of the so-called *ONE WORLD ORDER, GOVERNMENTS WITHOUT BORDERS or THE AGENTS OF THE SO-CALLED ’AFRICAN UNITY OR REGIONAL INTEGRATION* piece of trash being propagated by the criminals like Mr. Thabo Mbkei, Paul Kagame, Jakaya Kikwete, Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga; the low life>>>

                  • 16 March 06:54, by Langbaar

                    was even called himself, ’a CIA man’ in Africa. He is always allowed to go to Adis Ababa, to go and rubbed his shoulders with African leaders who are elected by their people when *the low life had always been elected* by the Kenyans people. The low life is even projected to be *African envoy for infrastructures*>>>

                    • 16 March 06:59, by Langbaar

                      And our low lives think, they can bring their ’low lives politics of Mr. Raila Odinga’ into South Sudan though their intrigues of *Me, me, me always* on behave of their foreign *foreign puppets/stooges*. Good luck lowly informed South Sudanese fellows. War is here, *war start with WAR*>>>

                      • 17 March 00:34, by Langbaar

                        My lowly informed South Sudanese, South Sudan is part of East Africa. But joining the ’East African community (EAC), was premature. Here in South Sudan, our population has been dirty wars with our arch enemy, Arab North Sudan. Our country has the least educated citizenry in East Africa, the whole of Africa if not the whole world, and this was precisely because of wars>>>

                        • 17 March 00:41, by Langbaar

                          if we welcome other countries into our country on the ’disguise of the so-called EAC’, our then citizen will come revolt that their country is over taken foreigners. And another war will start again. This is why South Sudanese with brains say. *THE SO-CALLED NEW WORLD ORDER, GOVERNMENT WITHOUT BORDERS, OR REGIONAL INTEGRATION AND AFRICA UNITY MUST STOP OR MOVE ELSE WHERE*>>>

                          • 17 March 00:52, by Langbaar

                            I am not against African unity, (AU) or the so-called regional integration per see, I studied ’Nakuru High school’ after I injured very badly in the battle of Kapoeta, in 2002. I can go and work in Kenya or Uganda. But over 98% of South Sudanese cannot go and work in Uganda or Kenya, these countries have a lot of population which a bit well educated than South Sudanese population>>>

                            • 17 March 01:00, by Langbaar

                              they are our people though, but we don’t want them in our country with their MASTERS so-called *AFRICA UNITY, REGIONAL INTEGRATION PIECE OF TRASH*. LISTEN LOWLY INFORMED SOUTH SUDANESE FOOLS.>>>

    • 16 March 04:12, by South South

      Sweet, IO looted money already. This is from Mabior Garang. Riek’s dirty wife is a minister with adultery in her neck. IO is shit. Bari people are beating up other tribes from Equatoria in Juba because their tribe bishop resigned. Kiir needs to make sure to hold these wicked people with iron fist.

  • 16 March 10:42, by King of Nyamlel

    What we know is that some of these leaders were only fighting to get positions and money in the government. Thousands of Nuers were killed, only for Dr Machar to appoint his wife as a minister of defense. We told people that it is not about Dinka and Nuer. It was about greedy politicians who wanted to loot the nation in tribal conflicts coding.

  • 16 March 10:50, by Gender Activist Ter Manyang

    We need total reforms within these 36 Months in order to have democratic that will accommodate every citizen in the country. However, De Mabior is right on issue of security arrangement. The security is about citizens of South Sudan not Kiir and Machar.
    Leaders should held accountable this time around time in order to have function government.

  • 16 March 13:03, by james john luka

    Who is he to threaten his bosses with resignation? failure to use this opportunity to maximized his connection will lead to his downfall and never to be heard again in politics or else will just be a barking dog.

  • 16 March 13:14, by Mapuor

    Its going to be another issue.Rebellion after rebellion.Where exactly are we heading?

  • 17 March 01:45, by Dinka-Defender-General

    Mabior, why do you have to wait for 8 months to quit? Why don’t you leave right now if you are not satisfied with the position? In our opinions, you are visionless and no leadership skills to hold a position in South Sudan. We believe you are giving a position because of your father and you do not to be given a position in the government unless you have something to offer to the people of South S

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