JUBA – Gen. John Madeng Gatduel, the head of South Sudan logistics at Bilpam has died this evening in the South Sudanese capital Juba, family members and close friends have confirmed to Sudans Post.
One family member said from Juba that General Madeng died on Wednesday evening days after contracting COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, at the military hospital next to the University of Juba.
“It is with sad heart to confirm that Brig. Gen. John Madeng Gatduel died today at around 4PM due to coronavirus. He died at the military hospital near Jebel Market,” the family members said.
Mandeng’s death comes a few hours after another army general died in the Sudanese capital Khatoum. Lt. Gen, Liah Diu Deng died after many years of sickness.