Breaking News: Son of a Governor and Member of National Security Joins Rebellion!

The defector's father, Governor Clement Wani Konga(photo: file)

The defector’s father, Governor Clement Wani Konga(photo: file)

April 15, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — Latest reports from Addis Ababa confirms that the son of Central Equatoria Governor, and a member of South Sudan Security Service, Capt. Joseph Clement Wani Konga, has arrived in Addis Ababa and declared loyalty to the Opposition under the former Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny.

In a declaration statement extended to Nyamilepedia Press, Capt. Joseph  Clement Wani Konga, attests that the government of President Salva Kiir has lost legitimacy and must be changed to restore the country.

“The government has lost its legitimacy in my humble opinion due to its inability to provide most of the basic services to its suffering citizens.” Capt. Joseph Wani Konga said.

The young captain points at the humanitarian crisis, lack of services delivery, deterioration of economy, corruption, injustice and insecurity in the country as the major symptoms of a failed leadership.

“The rampant high level of insecurity, injustice and corruption are clear symptoms of a country that has lost leadership and direction”. Capt. Wani pledges.

“In these trying hours, South Sudan is at risk of total collapse as the current failed regime, in Juba, is not removed. The collapsing economy and lacks of visionary leadership are fast leading the country into abyss”. he adds.

The son of CES governor further decries the use of tribal sentiments by Salva Kiir leadership to maintain power. Capt. Wani warns of total disintegration and collapse of the World’s youngest state if Salva Kiir’s leadership is not changed.

“The Regime that has become morally bankrupt is using ethnic sentiments to cling to power. This will lead the country into total disintegration. Just as countries can come into existence, they can also be lost through bad leadership”. Capt. Wani said.

To fix the nation, the son of Maj. Gen. Clement Wani Konga calls on all citizens to rise and join the resistance to enforce the fundamental changes and reforms in all sectors in the country.

“I am therefore appealing to our citizens to rise up and join the people’s resistance, the SPLM/A-IO, which offers the only viable option for bringing the highly required fundamental changes and reforms in all sectors of our government” he said.

“Let’s joins hands to safe our nation” the son of governor appeals.

The defection of Capt.Joseph Clement Wani Konga came barely 24 hours after the three Equatorian Governors, including the renegade’s father, met the SPLM/SPLA [IO] delegation at Fairview Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, yesterday.

Whether the defection of Capt. Joseph Wani Konga has any correlation with the Nairobi summit between the Equatorian Governors and the SPLM-IO leadership is yet to be verified.

Within the last two weeks, young people and intellectuals from the three regions of South Sudan defected Salva Kiir government and declared loyalty to Dr. Machar’s leadership.

Among the recent defections are Mr. Medho Toung Medho, the Anyuak Youth representative in South Sudan and Diaspora, Cde Agel Ring Machar, a national youth leader, who hails from Dinka Warrap, and Brig. Gen. Gabriel Gatwech Puoch Maar, the younger brother to Upper Nile State governor, Simon Kun Puoch.

During a public briefing at Safari Park hotel in Nairobi in January this year, a defecting General and the former Director of South Sudan radio and Television, Gen. Khamis Abdel-Latif Chawoul Lom, pointed at his son as the reason for his defection, citing that the son was a loyalist of Dr. Riek Machar within the government.

In the latest reports, South Sudan economy has reached its weakest point since 2005. The consumer goods prices are skyrocketing and the South Sudanese Pound (SSP) is rapidly depreciating against the U.S dollar.

  60 comments for “Breaking News: Son of a Governor and Member of National Security Joins Rebellion!

  1. TaAP
    April 15, 2015 at 5:25 am

    Nothing is supprising

    Liked by 1 person

    • clement lubari
      April 19, 2015 at 2:45 am

      To all the people of greater equatorians and the citizen of south sudan atlarge when same thing happens and we are commentting we comment it as educated people. If i may to ask those once whom are saying that equatorians are provoking the dinka youths is this country only for one tribe? let me you ladies and gentleman of south sudan those once who is educated if you get a mad person on the road making noise and you also start making noise that mad person will also said you are let leave those useless people who are commentting if thinks he is strong then let him start fighting so that we see that he is strong man in south sudan rather making noise for nothing.For me i need peace and development in south sudan like other countries let us all join our hands and pray for peace with one heart if we do that sincelly south sudan will get peace becouse GOD is the creater,controller and overall you Kiir or Machar who are they? do nt believe in human being like you believe in your creater GOD and when we are praying let us said GOD you are the creater of everything in the world and the controller of everything please can you take those once want to be above you oh GOD AMEN thanks to all


  2. Gatgong
    April 15, 2015 at 5:27 am

    One by One we said,and by the time Kiir and his cohorts turn-around-to see who is left, there would be none but themselves.then they shall have no where to run or hide.keeping the count !!!


    • Abuchook
      April 15, 2015 at 12:10 pm

      Dear Readers,
      I am not really surprised…it Is usual we have seen this rebellions many times in the past, now and may be even in the near future…but only If their Mentalities change.
      One thing I know is that this rebellion can not go far enough because they are all can not see far enough.


      • Kiery Nyilek
        April 16, 2015 at 1:15 am

        You kind of a person who never see until you


  3. April 15, 2015 at 5:32 am

    You’re welcomed captain, it’s high time we realize the shame we are being subjected to and save the remaining weakening poles of our country from a total collapse.


  4. April 15, 2015 at 5:36 am

    Why should we care of Addis Ababa and Defections because most of them are big corrupts people.Clement Wani is for himself. South Sudan have to be clean up from those Old Khartoum and John Garang’s officials


  5. April 15, 2015 at 5:42 am

    Why we care of Riek and Kiir because they never care of us and they never pay us. We as the people of South Sudan have to unite to defeat all Old Sudan officials. We will not died for Riek Machar again.


    • April 15, 2015 at 9:12 am

      mr Agumut, you have not been listeningn to real south sudanes issues know who care.Dr Riek Machar is dying to save south sudan of totally being destroyed by primitive(illitrate) killer;
      Don’t try to backward south sudan. I can tell your loyalty to gorverment is clea.r.However, the regime will not passed this year test don’t believe it.


  6. Lugor
    April 15, 2015 at 5:48 am

    Congratulations Capt. Joseph Wani Konga. Welcome to peoples’ movement!!


    • April 15, 2015 at 9:18 am

      Lugor.i like that term, people movement(pm,or power movement) the name make real sense.


  7. April 15, 2015 at 6:24 am

    one bye one that make the end of jieng kingdom, wake up peoples we will install the new system of government that accommodated the all tribes of south Sudan.


  8. Gueto
    April 15, 2015 at 6:42 am

    Dr. Riek Machar rebelled in 1991-2002 with 32,000 nuers left with SPLA heavy weapons.

    1993,SPLA-Mudari soldiers joined Mr.Wani Konga’s militia supported by Arab regime in Khartoum any many other stabbed SPLA at back but all failed because Dinka Tribe of its majority never turn back and nothing happened, until CPA was achieved.

    Remember, you are provoking young Dinkas ,and as soon as possible, all of you will face the consequences when they join government’s military training camps against rebels or whoever fighting RSS. Believe me, history is very clear.


    • April 15, 2015 at 9:26 am

      Gueto you have told all south sudan tribes dinka achieved south sudan from sudan? Your comment are just baseless my friend.


      • April 15, 2015 at 9:04 pm

        Army will take over for few years,Riek looks weak and dying. He can’t become president in our life time even he is fit enough.


    • Imatong
      April 15, 2015 at 5:24 pm

      Gauto, just go a head and mobilise your self as Jeing to face the 62 tribes. And we will see this time ya Arian Jeinge


      • Yeitop
        April 16, 2015 at 5:29 am

        Mr. Imatong,
        you a point, these jienges are panicking in Juba and have not yet decided where they will run to because Uganda & Kenya doesn’t need them any more for their arrogance and trouble causing behaviours.


  9. April 15, 2015 at 6:49 am

    What about Disability and who is going for fight him and his son? He was there for bloody 22 years.


    • GatNor
      April 15, 2015 at 7:54 am

      Idealistically & strategically you are in the past subdued by your own beliefs that things must stay as you had experienced. Long gone the days of tribal hegemony practiced throughout the bloody 22 years of war as you are recalling. You are better off not hating and getting all confrontational but rather make peace with yourself & the people to save the little legacy of “UNITED SECULAR SUDAN” that is being rewritten. I told you once before that the history of South Sudan will be rewritten & that was not difficult to perceive. I advice you to attend the fourth of July & indulge in enjoyable recollections of past events. In another word.. go and reminisce you coward.


      • April 15, 2015 at 8:18 am

        Mr. Pompous. Why always big people and those who have no value in the society joined SPLM-OI?


  10. April 15, 2015 at 6:58 am

    Thousand sheep are always chasen once by one lion without any active resistance.
    The case of Equatorians is 50 times less than Nuer problem,the defection of Joseph Wani will be solved within an honuor.


    • GatNor
      April 15, 2015 at 8:09 am

      Next time write 60 Minutes. You can not even spell word “hour”

      Oh please!!!! What are you going to do massacre more innocent Equatorian citizens?

      South Sudan gov’t is flying in an air balloon waiting to fizzled and so is your threats


      • Eastern
        April 15, 2015 at 10:55 pm


        He’s so obsessed with Nuer to the extend that he spells the word hour honuor!

        Liked by 1 person

  11. GatNor
    April 15, 2015 at 7:11 am

    The governor has lost his mind, his legitimacy as a governor and his son’s support of his stands on the current issues facing the country.Thank God South Sudan still have people who sees things differently.Viewing things from a view point of a herds mentality, tribal nepotistic affiliations, blood & family ties no longer serves the greater purpose prospectively. Welcome the free thinkers and the youths to the other side where the grass has just started to green and will continue, so it is your moral obligation to respectfully agree to disagree with the stale ideologies of those antiques before you as you see fit. The shelves of olds & outdated characters with brut & primitive dictatorship tendencies will be packed with them soon.Congratulations to you all.


    • April 15, 2015 at 7:33 am

      No we will not support you because we want to clean all old Sudan’s corrupts officials and SPLM Officials out. Who is going to fight for him and his son. He doesn’t need war because he is a disable governor. He need Support from everybody,he will not make it.


  12. April 15, 2015 at 7:20 am

    Democracy is expected soon in South Sudan. It sad for a country like South Sudan to be worse than Sudan in not having democracy.
    And the fight for democracy in South Sudan is not a Machar fight. It’s a fight for all South Sudanese.
    It will empowers anyone who wish to seek office through the ballot box .And promote development and the rule of law.
    South Sudan must be different from Sudan and,Uganda., And it is the prayer of the world for democracy to take hold of South Sudan


  13. April 15, 2015 at 8:39 am

    He is someone who uses his mind within the scope of south Sudan,s concern issues and the way out of roten regime of salva kiir because without us telling salva kiir to leave and give peace a chance, we will never be free in south Sudan,s soil. Welcome to the only hope movement of the people and feel at home freely.


  14. April 15, 2015 at 8:59 am

    Gueto, I know that gueto is not your real name. Is it not shame for you to say that those who join the rebellion are provoking the dinka youth to join the militaary training. You forgot 15.000 dukubany trained by president salva kiir. they were the ones who carried out the massacre of Nuer in Juba, in December 2013. What happened when the Nuer white Army rouse up? you the dinka and your led government ran to your adapted dad yueri mueseveni, who rescued you from Nuer untrained White Army was able to get ride of general jongror between Juba and bor. Now, Juba airport and bor town are being guarded by updf, where are the dinkas you talked about? if they can not gaurd the government installations such as the airport, how will you be able to fight to defend the whole country? Padiet Gahgah


  15. April 15, 2015 at 10:01 am

    you are highly welcome young captain and your father together.

    Liked by 1 person

  16. Zanvi
    April 15, 2015 at 10:56 am

    thanks James mulbar one think keeping kiir in power is that rebellion was poorly organized by that fake monster riek who pronounced the war a tribalic thing which eventually annoyed dinkas hence complication of the war. why shud we waste our energies fighting for the same tribal based rebellion. the answer to the stability of our nation is to screen out all the older group including machar & kiir and start a new government which comprises of young & educated youth to take our country forward but not certainly wasting time supporting marchar who I is fighting for nothing rather than the same dictatorship.


    • April 16, 2015 at 4:24 am

      Zanvi, you are wright to get rid of the old system for a new and a better system. And you can only succeed in achieving your deams in a democratic system.
      In Liberia for instance, we fought for fourteen years in order to get rid of that system of one president ruling us for life. And today we have a good system that can enable us vote for someone of
      our own choosing.
      You can do the same thing if you win this fight that will empower you with a vote to choose your leaders.
      The fight for democracy and freedom is not a Machar or Kir fight. It’s a fight for all South Sudanese.

      You can do the same


  17. April 15, 2015 at 11:17 am

    Shame to those who called SPLA-IO as Nuer rebellion! Just only one week we have Dinka, Nuer, Anyuak and Equatoria abandoned Kiir Camp to Joint their brothers.Now it is a time to fulfill project of ”LET MY PEOPLE GO”!

    Liked by 1 person

  18. Mary Pal
    April 15, 2015 at 11:18 am

    You are on right place captain.


  19. Wad Abuk
    April 15, 2015 at 11:20 am

    Ha ha … Ha Addis Ababa became a headquarter of Dr Riek rebel, that mean if peace is not quickly achieve the so called IO will be a brief case and hotels movement, any body joining them must goto Addis Ababa.


  20. April 15, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    Thanks you Captain Joseph for your decision although you had quiet long doctrine the rogue regime vision. Frank speaking the leadership of opposition is for all and people learned by step thought your relative are more important to this mission.
    Mr killer your regiment has been denounced by bravery and visionary youth across the countryside and we leave you with very cheapest/ beggest indicated that once we slaughtered you they insisted to begged us too.
    Am very exciting and regret once I founded Mr. Gueto missing the patched whichever I advised you to have professional and know who you are in the community. Mr killer was my classmates which later been disco by University administration for his low performance, do you want to be like him?


  21. April 15, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    Let de struggle push on because pple like clement should be part of such struggle. Look at how the system is slaughtering pple, look at de insecurity, again imagine de rampant corruption and the tribalistic way things are carried in this country yet you remain silent like sustaining your governorship is so important to keep. I know you from de says of the struggle but you seemed to have been disillusioned with the way you have assets now. But remember de young ones cannt be silent just like your son Joe. Long live sons of Equatoria who has de spirit to remain vigilant to speak out de truth about such system that continue to perpetrate evil and enjoy legitimacy as a government and long live the struggle!!!! More are coming that way!!! Just be patient and stand still!!!


  22. April 15, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    Mr.Ngor,it should not be a norm or customary that if your father is a member of the splm or any party,you the son too belong to that party.That is a commonest behaviour you mr.Ngor and your likes do that in vain makes you to be viewed as a sane and relfdeciding human being.S.sudan is at trouble in economic,security,hunger,poor people services the rest.Hence,we need to try any possible mean for peace,and doing well s.sudan in all parts.Oh God bless s.sudan!.Amen.


  23. warfive
    April 15, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    And the Question is…..where is these individuals like Mariel Benjimen, Paul Malong, Kual Manyang, Makuei Lueth, and the rests of them will go?


  24. Toria
    April 15, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    Congratulations Captain Joseph Clement Wani Konga, may God make you and the rest of the freedom fighters our dreams for better future to succeed, we are together in this and we WILL WIN.
    Long live freedom fighters
    Long live SPL-IO


    • Toria
      April 15, 2015 at 6:59 pm

      Long Live Federal Republic of South Sudan


  25. Gatkhor
    April 15, 2015 at 7:33 pm

    Welcome captain to resilient movement of 21st century were free ideas are practice unlike socialist ideology in Juba who have no vision for the nation.


  26. April 15, 2015 at 8:45 pm

    Welcome to intelegence leader Dr Machar. Call more youths to follow u. kir regime in Ces is finished.
    Remember this u ces kir says no other tribes tobe rebel acept RAN and dinka when heard this i,m not feel well.listen those who join io u fight.


  27. April 15, 2015 at 10:31 pm

    The calling of Federalism have get rid of him.The so-called Federalism will take 100 years or will be a earmark. There is no discrimination in South Sudan about positions,but this guy in picture here can’t even walk well,but he walked out and call for federalism. Now they have unite and kick him out from his governorship,he will never ever sit in that office.


  28. Yeitop
    April 15, 2015 at 10:42 pm

    Soon, Juba-Rumbek road will be blocked.


  29. Albino Kosti
    April 15, 2015 at 11:00 pm


  30. April 15, 2015 at 11:12 pm

    More victory are coming, this is what i have been telling those of AGUMUT that losing a battle is not losing a war! Now ”LET MY PEOPLE GO” is moving very well soon you will hear either Kiir, Makuei Lueth, Marial or Kuol son join IO!!!!! Juba is using money to get people while IO use objectives to get people. You are free to choose either money or objective as long as you are son of this land


  31. Ayuen De Mach Wel(mocnyickedenloi
    April 15, 2015 at 11:50 pm

    Although Nuers(half humans) and equatorian(women) join together against Dinkas(man of people) they are still nothing to Dinkas
    you need to dated back what happened in history of liberation and then talks
    Let me take this opportunity to repeat call to white army
    White army you need to desert Riek Machar rebellion because he is fighting for his seat but not your seats now look he is enjoying good life in Ethiopia and his son in Holland and you are dying in forest fighting with brothers(spla I G) think for your future and children in camp


  32. Dantut
    April 16, 2015 at 12:22 am

    We welcome you all who yearn for change and a better South Sudan where all citizens will be treated equally.Kirr and his cohorts have failed South Sudan to flourish in the right direction in terms of development, creation of National unity,and establishment of governance free from all kind of tribals influence, nepotism, corruptions and hatred. Welcome son of Governor to the people of South Sudan’s movement and hope your father will join you soon!


    • April 16, 2015 at 3:23 am

      Dantut, there is no future under Kir.
      Unlike Marchar who wants a governing system that will empower all South Sudanese to reach their highest potential, Kir has no vision for the young nation. And his only dream is to rule South Sudan for life.
      South Sudan needs democracy and the rule of law. And a government that will not keep someone in power for life.
      In Liberia for instance, we fought for fourteen years to put an end to a president ruling for life. And today, there is no Mussevini in Liberia who may want to rule us for life and later install his son after his death.
      Democracy and freedom are worth fighting for if you are hoping for a betterffuture.


  33. Nyang Tong Majok
    April 16, 2015 at 12:28 am

    Thanks Mr Joseph clement for giving us ur position in Kiir’s government .


  34. chuolkhan
    April 16, 2015 at 1:07 am

    Welcome great Capt,Josept Thanks for your realized that the government of Kiir is really Bankrupt and the leadership of him is turning to nowhere very fine your position and your Dadi father,s position will be there because of your name


  35. April 16, 2015 at 4:24 am

    Coward Imatong,
    You are just a slave in South Sudan.
    Do we (Dinka) look like your rate, we ‘ve brought freedom to you by freeing your women from sexual abuse or call it sexslaves in Equatoria.
    You are just common refugees and western puppets.
    We brought you out of Jungles where your common food and broth were mainly from wild fruits and monkey aka Lam Sultan.
    Otherwise we will send you back to the Jungle where you truly belongs.


  36. ananias
    April 16, 2015 at 5:27 am

    Everybody in this world has his or her own choices


  37. Koang Gatluak
    April 16, 2015 at 5:53 am

    Salva kiir must step down before the things get worse


  38. April 16, 2015 at 6:34 am

    He has been kick out,he can not be a member of two enemies clubs.He has a two choice either he accepts the government or join the rebels,his father himself consider as the rebels,but he can’t run because he is a disable.


  39. warfive
    April 16, 2015 at 8:12 am

    Mr. AGUMU,your views is authentic it would be nice to choose one masters then leave the other. you talking about the government, where is the government? Juba is emerge to collapsed because the Oppositions is getting more and more stronger everyday as many defectors kept coming and fed up with the fact that money are not available any more cause oil has been shut down in Bentiu and other places mean while Uganda is about to get pull out any time as Silva Kiir is losing in all fronts regardless. So where’s the gain? nothing but destruction keep preaching about tribalism ideology which is the only thing that Silva Kiir is dreaming.


    • April 16, 2015 at 9:47 am

      Most are big people,so dream. Actually Who is going to allow their sons to died for such groups?


  40. warfive
    April 16, 2015 at 4:14 pm

    Nuer people are not expected any helps from anybody so what was killing their kids and women in Juba that’s what matter and this is a big cause for as war started by Jieng.


  41. Tesloach Chiok
    February 27, 2020 at 12:05 am

    you are highly welcome to splm/spla_IO viva konga, viva Dr machar , viva south sudan !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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