25 Jan, 2016 (Nyamilepedia)-—Nuer Community Chairperson in Arab Republic of Egypt said the celebration of 28 states created by Salva Kiir Mayardit is a violation of the recent sign peace in Addis Ababa by Dr. Riek Machar Teny and Gen. Salva Kiir in Juba.
Gatkuoth Kim an administrator of EL-Mayaria school in Cairo was summoned by Nuer community council of elders and chiefs in Cairo over the issue of his attending the celebration of newly created state of Ruweng .
” I was invited as principal of El-Mataria School not as Chairman of Nuer Community….But the people who knows me to be only holding the title of the community chair capitalize it and thought I was there on their behave” Gatkuoth Kim told Nyamilepedia editor Sirir Gabrial when reach on Phone.
Gatkuoth Kim denied having an ill intention to abandon the people movement lead by H.E Dr. Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon. “I don’t think I can defect from SPLM-IO at the very last minutes after long stayed serving the interest of the victims”. He said this while asked by one of elder who asked him in provoking question in the meeting.
The celebration that took place in Zamalek Church on 10 of January this year brought lots of reactions and confusions to the Chairman Ustaz Gatkuoth Kim Both’s community men and women who didn’t expect him to attend the 28 states celebration and particularly the Ruweng State.
On his Facebook timeline Kim wrote an apology letter to the entire Nuer Community in Arab Republic of Egypt and the supporters of SPLM-IO as whole.
“I’m Gatkuoth Kim Both The Chairman of Nuer Community in Arab Republic of Egypt I’m here by giving you my regretting and strong apology to what I have done before two days ago, that I have attend the new Ruweng State declaration, which contradicted with my title and position as it is known to us as a Nuer Community worldwide and particular in Arab Republic of Egypt, what I would like to say to you is I’m apologizing before you as your my community…that it would not occurred again,,, I was invited not as a Chairman of Nuer Community but as a director of school as well as many directors,,,, but I was suppose not to attend something’s against South Sudan people willing while I’m holding the title of Nuer Community,,, I’m so sorry for that,,,, you have to forgive me I’m still firm stand in my position as you know”
In the meeting, the Nuer elders blame him for attending unilateral states created on the basis of tribal interests. They warn him of unwise decision he took to attend the day without political calculations.
Finally the Greater Nuer Community in Arab Republic of Egypt is fully behind the Charismatic leader Dr. Riek Machar and has fully resolved the matter to normalcy.