January 19, 2018, Africans Press has learned that Gov. Koang Rambang of Bieh State was in contact with John Luk, Riek Gai Kok during Taban Deng’s mission to Lou Nuer. Gov. Koang Rambang was advised by both John Luk and Dr. Riek Gai Kok not to go to Waat so that they will not go with Taban Deng who was on the mission to destroy “Gon section of the Lou Nuer” according to a source who want to remain anonymous.
The source also confirmed the narrative that most of the government officials who traveled to Lou Nuer with Taban were all from Gon section of the Lou Nuer.