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Fangak state government relocates to Ayod town

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December 23, 2016 (BOR) - Fangak state government has relocated its operational headquarters from the South Sudanese capital, Juba to the state capital, Ayod.

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The map of Jonglei state in red

To implement the new move, however, the state governor, his deputy, some cabinet ministers and members of parliament left Jonglei state on Thursday for Fangak state capital by road in a convoy escorted by South Sudan army.

Majority of them are seeing home for the first time after more than two years since the South Sudanese crisis started.

Since the formation of the new state, its government has been operating in Juba, with exception of the Ayod county commissioner who, sometimes, operated from Ayod town.

Ayod was one of the areas badly affected by the conflict, which broke out between South Sudan’s warring faction in December 2013, killing thousands and displacing millions.

“It has had been long for us staying in Juba, and yet the state government is not happy with how we stay here. It seems it was not our fault, we are very ready to go to the state capital, whether is there is nothing [on the ground], we can start with the tents”, James Lony, a state official, said.

Fangak was one of the four new states formed from old Jonglei, through a decree announced by the president.

Currently, however, a large part of the state territory is rebel-controlled, with only Ayod town under the control of government forces.

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  • 26 December 2016 10:56, by Son of Nuer

    The are not yet arrived in Ayod town nor reach Kuachdeng Payam they are still in Duk county , no way through ,the fearless military deputy governor of Phow state H.E Peter Puok Koang and his commissioners plus well train freedom fighters will not allow Mr.Kok Ruei to enter into Ayod town

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    • 26 December 2016 17:23, by Gatluak jal

      You are not Son of Nuer. You are son of enemy because the real son of Nuer will not opposed the relocation of office to Ayod. Having the office in Ayod will stop hopeless lou Nuer to loot Jikany Nuer next door because Nasir is rich with everything that Lou Nuer does not have. The Lou N always jealous for success of it neighbors and that will not make us a good people.

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  • 26 December 2016 13:04, by Wantedd Kidd

    it had been long staying here in juba and yet the state Government is not happy with us it seem it is not our fault....
    hahahahahahahahahaha...
    cry baby

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  • 26 December 2016 13:12, by Wantedd Kidd

    Would James Kok Ruai step his dirty feet again on this Fangak land...?
    Would this two murderers Gatwech Gai and Duoth Guet come back again..?
    hahaha....
    i can’t stop laughing

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    • 26 December 2016 13:19, by South South

      They are in Ayod town already, let’s celebrate with them to give them big support they need. 2017 will be a year of peace and development in South Sudan.We need peace

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      • 26 December 2016 14:11, by Wantedd Kidd

        South Sudan
        You really suffering, spreading nonsense to the public would never help you guys, barking 2017 would be a year of peace. don’t you know
        2017 Will be a year for juba gangsters to fuck their way those of Makuey, Kiir and Taban

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        • 26 December 2016 15:48, by South South

          Wantedd Kidd,

          You are very, very, very anger man who needs to see someone special to help you with your anger management. Your name should be "UNwated Kid". Please join me to talk about peace in our country because all of us need it. The dream that you will overthrow the government in Juba will not happen 200 year from now.

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          • 26 December 2016 18:40, by Deng Gatluak Riek

            hey please don,t use the name of this soveriegn state south sudan that is destructed and destroyed by your vampire rotten illegitimate gov,t

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      • 26 December 2016 17:46, by Gatluak jal

        Yes,SS needs peace and we need its now. I was not Marchar supporter but now, I am supporting him because he sound positively, recently by calling Southern Sudan for peace rather than war. Applause the violence will not solve our problems but forgiveness and resolving our issues through discussion. The war will bring suffering to our people and that suffering has be end soon rather than later.

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  • 26 December 2016 13:25, by Lou Nuer The Great

    hahahahahah this is white lie posted by dinkas,s illegitimate gov,t to bost their moral wowowow how and in w/c way this vampire,betrayal and dinka slave move to SPLA IO territory

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    • 26 December 2016 16:57, by Joyuma John

      If the current Juba government is an illegitimate, then there must be legitimately government in place. The question is where is the legitimate government ? And if there is nothing then these rebels may be making a lot of jokes for no reason at all. Those people who are going to Ayod are Nuer, and do you think the government in Juba can care if rebels kill them, the gvnt may treat it norm.

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  • 26 December 2016 19:39, by Fair Man

    Joyuma
    Indeed they are Nuer by tribe but they have been brain-washed by Dinka regime in Juba. They should be castrated and sent to hell so that they don’t make further misinformation. Helicopter may drop them anywhere and make press releases but how they will escape out Ayod when assaulted will be seen. They will walk footing up to Ethiopia this time.Their movement is under serious surveilance.

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