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Yau Yau says his trip to Boma area was to promote peace in S. Sudan


May 2, 2020 (JUBA) - Former governor of Boma area David Yau Yau said he travelled recently to his homeland with the support of the government to encourage people to remain committed to peace and to discourage intercommunal fighting.

Yau Yau on Thursday 30 April met with President Salva Kiir and briefed him about the security situation in the Boma area of Jonglei state.

The meeting took place after rumours that he rebelled again against the government because it abolished the state after the re-establishment of the 10-state system.

However, in an interview with the South Sudan TV (SSCB) on Friday Yau Yau said these "unfounded allegations" were circulated by those who wanted to promote their candidates to be appointed at the head of the newly created special area in Boma

These rumours are "smoke without fire" he said before to recall that he is the SPLM IG leader in Boma area.

He disclosed that his travel to Boma was facilitated by of the South Sudanese army to encourage former rebels that joined the revitalized peace agreement under the leadership of Gen Khalid Boutrus to remain committed to the peace pact.

However, he stressed that there was no rebellion among these troops but probably mobilization to encourage them to defect, without naming a particular rebel group.

Boutrus troops in Boma, like other areas, are frustrated by the delay in salaries and poor living conditions in the cantonment sites.

Yau Yau, further, added that he as local leader felt the need to urge calm among Murle youth who were irritated by attacks from neighbouring areas particularly under the current power vacuum as no governor has been yet appointed.

"As a community leader, I felt that we can send a message for peace," without mentioning the Lou Nuer.

Akot Lual Arech presidential envoy to Pibor area who took part in the interview said some people circulated these rumours with the aim to push him again to rebel.

"From the day one I just disregarded this information," he stressed.


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  • 4 May 08:26, by Midit Mitot

    That,s opposite, DYY went to mobilize his tribesmen in Pibor against Dinka and Nuer then talking opposite in Juba.

    • 4 May 12:45, by Langbaar

      This is a fake news by some creeps who just want to set up violence in the region. Many South Sudanese are still snoozing, but South Sudan was projected to be always fought over by regional countries and their masters from the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and some their creeps in between who cover our country and our people to death>>>>

      • 4 May 14:08, by Langbaar

        War in other people countries is a big business investments from others. The so-called Africa unity and regional integration propagated by secret societies here in Africa like Paul Kagame, Thabo Mbeki, Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, Rails Odinga, former Tanzanian president, for Abesh (so-called ethiopian) prime minister and the current prime minister, minister, Abiye Ahmed, Mr. Riek Machar, Malik Agar>>>

        • 4 May 15:00, by Langbaar

          Yasir Arman, NEW WORLD ORDER CRIMINALS propagetors of Barack Hussein Obama, Susan Rice, Ban Ki Moon and other bunch of vermin here in the AU, IGAD and some of their creeps in between who have taken living over othersbis a good idea.>>>

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