Home | News    Tuesday 20 May 2014

Jonglei’s Yau Yau due to arrive in Juba on Tuesday

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

May 19, 14 (BOR) – Jongeli rebel leader David Yau Yau will travel to the country capital city, Juba, on Tuesday for the first time since the signing of a peace agreement with the government ten days ago.

JPEG - 67.6 kb
South Sudan rebel leader David Yau Yau (UN photo)

Speaking to Sudan Tribune from Juba, Jonglei state minister of information Jody Jonglei, revealed they would receive former rebel leader, Yau Yau, at Juba Airport where he will arrive from Pibor payam (district) of Gumuruk.

"Yau Yau is coming to Juba tomorrow (Tuesday) to meet with the government officials, to make sure that peace is accepted," said Jody Jonglei.

Yau Yau’s South Sudan Democratic Movement/Army (SSDM/A) Cobra faction signed a peace deal on 9 May in Addis Ababa.

The signed deal grants to The Greater Pibor, which is the homeland of Murle tribe, a special administrative status to better protect their pasture land and herds of livestock in the immense Jonglei state.

Also a special development fund for Pibor will be created and managed by the South Sudanese presidency.

"This kind of administration will bring peace among the citizens of Jonglei state, they [people of greater Pibor] will government themselves alone," Jody said.

"Issues like cattle raiding and child abduction will stop, because administration will be close to the people", he added.

Yau Yau rebelled four years ago against South Sudan government. The former priest waged war against Juba, claiming an independent state in Pibor and Pochalla counties.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 20 May 2014 07:01, by dinkdong

    He better watch out!

    repondre message

    • 20 May 2014 08:08, by Fundamental Change icon

      Bravo DYY.You have at last brought rays of hope to the eyes of the people of Pibor at large who were greatly marginalized by the rein of Dinkacracy characterised by tyrany, dictatotorship and poor international relations.You have indeed offered a nice precedence which Equatorians can emulate to wage their secession demand. To the people of Pibor MABURUK ALEIKUM!

      repondre message

  • 20 May 2014 07:49, by Majongdulthii Anyang-majongduldit

    if the issue of Pibor to become administrative block was the cause of child abduction, cattle raiding and maiming then peace will return to the state and as i know the abduction and cattle raiding is historical thing which don’t have thing to do with politic then these activities will still prevail.

    repondre message

  • 20 May 2014 08:05, by panda

    What yau yau thinking of going to Juba,did you done a good things. South Sudan people you have to be careful, too much forgiveness will bring country back to war as it now , because lack of judiciary system.Those who committed crime against humanity should be brought into justice like Yau yau so that someone will not do something like that again.

    repondre message

Comment on this article



The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.



Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Try Dong Samuel Luak or release him now 2019-01-22 15:59:31 By Nhial T. Tutlam, PhD* Exactly two years ago, my cousin and mentor Dong Samuel Luak, was abducted from Nairobi, where he was living as a refugee. Mr Dong Samuel Luak is a human rights lawyer (...)

What options are available for President Bashir of Sudan? 2019-01-20 21:43:26 By Luka Kuol Sudan is one of the few African countries whose citizens pioneered post-independence popular uprisings in 1964 and 1985 that forced the ruling military regimes to step down. The (...)

Tasgut Bass is the buzzword and a slogan of the Sudanese uprising 2019-01-20 21:38:57 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman This article comes against the background of the progressive escalation of the Sudanese popular revolution, despite the use of the regime of Omer al-Bashir of the lethal (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Ethnic Murle politicians say enough to cattle raiding 2018-12-28 09:32:00 December 27, 2018 (JUBA) - Murle political leaders in Buma state have vowed to end the practice of cattle raiding and child abduction by individuals in the community. Jodi Jonglei, who is also (...)

CEPO: South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA): Stop politics of split and focus on R-ARCSS implementation 2018-12-26 09:53:29 26th December, 2018. South Sudan Opposition Alliance internal leadership change frication is disturbing and demoralizing public opinion. The big question CEPO is raising, will SSOA be a strong (...)

Progress observed at end of second month of R-ARCSS implementation 2018-10-22 06:44:02 Press Release 21 October 2018 South Sudanese government released 24 detainees in the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement said the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2019 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.