From peace rally to deadly road ambush, Eastern Equatoria State Governor

Eastern equatoria state governor speaking to the people of Magwi during his recent visit to participate in the final take of the inter-payam tournament, Picture by Sebit Patrick, 15th March 2021

By Obale Emmanuel-Torit

The press secretary in the office of the State governor, Aliandro Lotok has said Hon. Louis Lobong Lojore the state governor has survived a deadly road ambush on Monday 29th March on his way to Kapoeta after a successful completion of Peace rally in Camp 15.

According to the press secretary, the governor was responding to gratuitous looting and robbery along the Camp 15 and Kapoeta road coupled with brawl caused by cattle raiding in the disputed region

The attack left seventeen civilians dead including one soldier while others were rushed to the health facility.

Obale Emmanuel had a telephone interview with the press secretary. Listen here