By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
April 8, 2012 (BENTIU) – South Sudan’s vice president, Riek Machar, is urging Warrap, Unity and Lakes state governors to come to the table with their grievances and improve the security situation in northern/central region of South Sudan.
South Sudan’s vice president, Riek Machar (Reuters)
Speaking to Sudan Tribune on Saturday, Machar said he will ensure that the governors of the three states will soon visit the common borders to encourage their citizens to live peacefully.
Unity state governor, Taban Deng; Warrap state governor, Nyadeng Malek; and Lake state governor, Chol Mayay agreed to meet with local chiefs in Madol, Unity state, on 4 March. However, it was re-scheduled for the 10 April in the wake of Luo-Nuer/Murle talks in Jonglei state.
Youth in Tong East of Tong North county, Warrap state, allegedly attacked Jel in Mayom county, Unity state, killing “more than 100 heads of cattle”, stealing “about 400” and wounding four people on Wednesday.
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