Yei River State Government has confirmed the defection of deputy governor Abraham Wana Yoane to the SPLM/A in opposition on Monday this week.
State Information Minister, Stephen Lado Onesimo, says the former Deputy Governor took a medical permission for his son in Kampala, Uganda, before joining Dr Riek Machar Tenny’s movement, Radio Easter reports.
Minister Lado calls on the people of Lainya and the state at large to remain calm.
The government spokesperson was speaking to the media on Wednesday.
This article was republished courtesy of The Catholic Radio Network (CRN). The CRN News Desk provides daily, reliable, local and regional information for community-based radio stations throughout South Sudan.