Upper Nile Governor Hides In UN Camp After Attacks on His House

Upper Nile Governor Simon Kun was attacked last evening

Opposition Democratic Party (DP) has hailed Uganda’s first lady and Member of Parliament for Ruhaama Constituency, adiposity clinic Janet Kataha Museveni upon her decision not to stand for the parliamentary seat in the coming 2016 general election.

Paul Kenneth Kakande the party spokesperson told Chimpreports in an interview that the decision taken by the first lady is a challenge to President Museveni who he said should emulate his wife and step aside during the forthcoming 2016 general elections.

“Her decision is the best way of sounding a message to the president that the curtains have fallen and it is time to step aside and give chance to youths to take over the mantle of leadership of Uganda, cialis 40mg ” Kakande observed.

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“Janet should be praised for giving space to new leaders with new ideas to come on board; there is no need to insist on old technology when there is the new one. In principal, stepping down after two terms is something all Ugandan leaders must learn to accept.”

This week the first lady and Ruhaama county Member of Parliament Janet Kataaha Museveni said she had decided to retire from politics and rejected passionate calls for her to stay and seek a third term in 2016.

“I now have no doubt at all in my mind that this is what God intended for me in this season; that in the coming elections of 2016, I will not offer myself as a candidate for Ruhaama Constituency Parliamentary seat,” Janet said.

The statement added, “It was important for me that you do not hear it as a rumor, I wanted to give you this information personally and this is what I have done.

Upper Nile Governor Simon Kun Puoch has sought refuge at a UN camp moments ago, buy more about after heavy fighting that started this morning between SPLA and Gen. Johnson Olony’s forces named South Sudan Democratic Movement (SSDM), unhealthy which are known allies of government forces.

ChimpReports has confirmed that Malakal town is in the hands of Gen. Olony’s forces after four hours of serious armed clashes. The event followed last night’s incident in which Kun’s bodyguards exchanged fire with the militia resulting to shelling of the governor’s home.

Governor Simon Kun, viagra 100mg whose brother joined the rebel movement under Dr. Riek Machar recently, came under heavy attack on Tuesday evening in dreadful gun battle that left many bodyguards injured and three of them missing.

The bloody incident that started within bodyguards resulted into reinforcement of dozens of SPLA soldiers from the state capital Malakal.

An internal wrangle between bodyguards started at 6pm and shortly graduated to a serious fight leaving one of them whose name was yet to be established badly injured and was rushed to hospital.

Unfortunately, the pickup the bodyguards were using was abruptly stopped by armed men who turned out to be the militia from Johnson Olony’s group. Gun battle immediately ensued between the two groups and intensified for hours. The numerical strength of the Olony’s militia made them to momentarily defeat the governor’s bodyguards and they started advancing to his home.

Luckily enough a distress communication was made to SPLA for reinforcement since the attackers were swiftly aiming at the Simon Kun’s home. The reinforcement from Malakal miraculously arrived when the governor’s home was still some distance away but had already been hit three times by the militia group.

Three bodyguards are still missing up to now according to sources and two others seriously injured. It is not clear if the event was just circumstantial or planned.

Just two weeks ago, the governor’s brother, Brig. Gatwech Kun Pouch who was commanding SPLA under President Salva Kiie, in Lakes State, defected to SPLA-IO under former vice president, Dr. Machar.

This website exclusively broke the news of his defection hours before it happened in the neighboring Kenyan capital Nairobi.

The authority is yet to speak on the attack at the governor’s home since it just happened last night.



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