March 28, 2021(Nyamilepedia) — The South Sudan’s SPLM/A in Opposition decries attacks on their officials in Northern Bhar el Ghazal State which are allegedly being conducted with the knowledge of the State Security Advisor.
Addressing the media through social media, Dut Majokdit, a member of the SPLM-IO National Liberation Council, said at least four opposition officials were beaten up in their hotel rooms at night in Northern Bhar el Ghazal state.
“The following Officials were attacked: (1). Hon. Wek Wekdit, State minister for Culture, Youth and sports at GoodLife hotel; (2). Hon. Anei Rok Akuei Chairperson for Anti, Corruption Commission NBG State at GoodLife hotel; (3). Hon. Nyuol Arop, State Advisor for Economic affairs at Ramciel hotel and (4). William Deng Ngong deputy for Anti, Corruption Commission at Ramciel hotel.” Dut said.
According to the SPLM/A-IO officials, the armed opposition will not allow its members to be humiliated by governor Tong and his security advisor, Hon. Akok Aleu.
“SPLM-IO in Aweil will not back Down to allow Hon. Governor tong to humiliate, intimidating our Members and those who are Appointed in Northern Bhar El Ghazel State govt through Security Advisor in the State.” Dut said.
“Hon. Akok Aleu, the Security Advisor in the State should respect State Officials that are Nominated by the SPLM-IO in the State”. He continued,
The SPLM/A-IO official calls on the SPLM mainstream to investigate the matter and address their officials with immediate effect.
“The SPLM-IG should evaluate their State Chairperson, & Advise him to respect our Members and those who are being Nominated by the SPLM-IO to the State. We Condemned this intimidation in the strongest terms Possible. Peace & unity in Aweil” Dut said.
“This is Coalition Government and there is nowhere a State Security Advisor Can Move at night with Security Forces in State, knocking and Checking on SPLM-IO & SSOA Appointed officials hotel rooms at night.” He continued.