Governor Futuyo condemns the fighting between James Nando and DRC forces
The fighting between Gen. James Nando and the Democratic Republic of the Congo was condemned by the Hon. Governor of Western Equatoria State. The governor of Western Equatoria state, Hon. Alfred Futuyo Karaba, has condemned the recent fighting between James Nando's forces and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and he has demanded that Gen. James Nando release Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers who have been taken as captives of war. Mr. Alex Digi, Western Equatoria State's press secretary, said in a press statement seen by south Sudan friendship press on Saturday that Gen. James Nando's forces clashed with Democratic Republic of Congo military on February 26, 2022, and detained one of their soldiers. The governor of Western Equatoria State has requested that Gen. James Nando be removed from the state since his deployment was not authorized by the state. The presence of Gen. James Nando's soldiers in Western Equatoria State has destabilized the peace accord and the security situation in Western Equatoria State, resulting in war between South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Hon. Governor of Western Equatoria State, Alfred Futuyo Karaba, has urged the people of Ezo County in South Sudan and Nabiapai in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to remain calm because the situation is under control. Gen. James Nando was the driving force behind the October violence in Tambura county, which resulted in hundreds of deaths and thousands of people being displaced to neighboring counties and payams in Western Equatoria State. Western Equatoria State press release.