Jan 24, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — The former Director General of South Sudan TV and Radio, Brig. Gen Khamis Abdel-Latif has today joined the SPLM/SPLA, under the leadership of Dr. Riek Machar Teny, the Chairman and commander-in-chief of SPLA.
Brig. Khamis declared his defection to SPLM/SPLA [IO] in a day-long Press Conference at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, where thousands of South Sudanese and friends attended a briefing by SPLM/SPLA[IO] Chairman and his deputy, Lt. Gen. Alfred Lado Gore.
Dr.Machar, Lt.Gen. Alfred Ladu Gore, Dr.Adwok Nyaba, Gen.Taban Deng Gai, SPLM/SPLA elites and religious leaders spoke at the conference on the Arusha Intra-SPLM Agreement that was recently signed in Arusha, Tanzania.
Fully covered by Nyamilepedia, Brig. Khamis has denounced Salva Kiir’s leadership and begs the SPLM/SPLA, under Dr. Riek Machar, to provide him with guns and ammunition to establish a “Salva Kiir must go” operation at Rumbek, South Sudan.
Brig.Gen. Khamis and his son were all arrested in Juba last year, following arguments with Michael Makuie Lueth, the Minister of Information and the Government spokesman.
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