Machar-allied youth leader resigns over marginalization
September 18th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – An opposition youth leader allied to SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny has resigned over what he said is lack of attention towards the youth.
Saied Awad Saied, the SPLM-IO deputy chairperson of the national youth league, said in a resignation letter extended to Nyamilepedia that he will however continue the fight against the regime in Juba.
“I ….. have the honor to present my resignation from the post of deputy chairperson of SPLM/A (IO) youth league national office as of then date of this letter,” Saied said in his resignation letter extended to Nyamilepedia.
Saied further said youth in South Sudan constitutes around 70% of the population and vowed to fight until the youth win.
“The youth of South Sudan represents more 70% of the population which is the majority. We as youth can’t give up until we win this case & we will continue to stand & fight to make our dreams reality,” Saied said.