I do hereby issue suspension of Cde Yien Machar
Wang from his duties as SPLM-IO Country coordinator in Australia due to his misconduct with the representative, the chairperson of Victoria chapter and the Secretary General of Victoria chapter at a farewell party on Monday 22/05/2017, while the members of Political Bureau were in attendance besides other incidents of gross misconduct.
I who was with Riek Machar
know him more than anyone and with his own mindset, he is not intending to take part in any process, he wants to become the President of South Sudan even through war," said Gai who was the SPLM-IO chief negotiator.
The defector officers met on Friday upon arrival with the First Vice President Taban Deng Gai who welcomed their decision to abandon Machar
N Security Council with the South Sudanese rebel leader was an "insult" to the lives of innocent people who are victims of barbaric acts of Machar
and his group.
This morning around 6:30 am, we came under heavy fire from Machar
forces but they were repulsed around 11 am in collaboration with government forces," reads the statement.
The deserter further accused Machar
of promotion based on ethnic and clan line instead of merit.
A senior rebel officials said Machar
had been stopped by the Ethiopian authorities at his arrival from South Africa at Bole International Airport in Ethiopia and forced later to board another fly back to Johannesburg.
South Sudan's former FVP Riek Machar
, speaking to visitors at his residence in Khartoum, on 1 September 2016 (courtesy photo of SPLM-IO)
speaks on a mobile phone after an interview with Reuters in Kenya's capital Nairobi July 8, 2015
October 16, 2016 (JUBA) -- The recent remarks uttered by the South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir, against his peace partner and political rival, Riek Machar
, are not surprising at all, claims an official of the armed opposition faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-IO).
October 16, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudanese government under the leadership of President Salva Kiir on Saturday said it was working with foreign powers to find a country where the armed opposition leader, Riek Machar
, should stay in exile without involving in political activities and affairs of the country.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir (C) adresses a press conference together with FVP Riek Machar
(R) and SVP James Wani at the State House on July 8, 2016 (Reuters Photo)