Changson not vying for VP position – spokesman
February 19th 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – The Federal Democratic Party (FDP) led by Gabriel Changson Chang has denied social media reports that the opposition leader was vying for vice-president position given to South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) as per the revitalized peace agreement.
Changson is one of SSOA leaders who were mentioned in a social media report vying for the VP position.
“We want to assure the people of South Sudan that, Hon. Gabriel Changson who is the Chairman and Commander in Chief of Federal Democratic Party/ South Sudan Armed Forces (FDP/SSAF) did not speaks to any unauthorized press media that always write things on social media,” a statement issued by the FDP spokesman Wazir Michael Liah partly reads.
“He can only speaks to authorized media that always publishes their statements on official website and not those unfounded social media that always want to tarnish the name and image of the people,” the statement added.
It further informed “anyone who came across such statement to treat it as unfounded and fabrication from those that want to tarnish our Chairman’s name.”
The statement “welcome the Presidency decision of reverting back the country to ten states and other pending issues can be ironed out while the R-TGONU formation is taking place.”