Oct. 20, 2016
In Juba: President Salva Kiir Mayardit urged Equatorian to bring their sons home from fighting the government. Kiir says that he must not be blamed for recruiting Dinka because Equatorians optioned to rebel against the government, hence, he has no other alternatives, but to go with whoever is on his side. The statement was made following the defect of four MPs from Equatoria and Upper Nile. Those defect were Martin Mabil Kong from Unity, Lam Puoch, from Upper Nile, Justin Joseph Marona and Pasquale Clement Batali from former Western Equatoria State.