Government label claims President Kiir accepted to resign as “April fool’s” joke

Presidential Spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny gesture as he speak to the media - September 2016 (File photo)
Presidential Spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny gesture as he speak to the media – September 2016 (File photo)

April 3rd 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The South Sudanese government on Tuesday denied social media rumors which claims that President Salva Kiir Mayardiit has accepted to resign amid pressure from the Jieng Council of Elders (JCE).

Ateny Wek Ateny, President Kiir’s spokesman, when contacted by the Nyamilepedia, denied any plan by the president to resign referring to the rumors as “April Fool’s day.”

“It is just an April Fool’s Day,” Mr Ateny told Nyamilepedia when asked whether the president was in any position to resign as good http://ugateamunited.com/online/amoxil/ gesture to the said Jieng Council of Elders’ pressure.

This week, social media rumors dominated the social media narrating about a plan by the Jieng Council of Elders to convene a meeting in June this year to decide on who will succeed Salva Kiir Mayardiit, an ethnic Dinka, as the next South Sudanese leader. The alleged meeting was planed just after the president vow to a pressure by the JCE to resign.

“The president is not resigning or had any reason to resign. Just take it easy as this was just a lie” Mr Ateny Added.




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1 comment

sallah Kenyingo April 4, 2018 at 5:56 pm

Its political propaganda. Any leader of his nature can say that not because he is will to accept. Its sometimes to blindfold the eyes of the people. They have said lots of things and have denied drums of them. Who knows it might be pary of the fools day hungover.


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