JUBA – South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit, the country’s information minister Michael Makuei Lueth, and former defense minister Kuol Manyang Juuk who is a senior presidential advisor met in a closed door meeting today at the state house J1, according to a senior government source.
The meeting, the source who refused to be identified said, focused on how to reshape the image of the ruling SPLM faction saying it has been badly damaged.
“The three men discussed the current situation in the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) because the SPLM image has been badly damaged by many factors,” the official said.
“So, the meeting focused on the entire situation within the SPLM,” the official who strictly warned against identification said.
The meeting comes after senior government officials including Juuk admitted that the government has failed and accused it of killing the citizens.
Daniel Awet Akot, former presidential advisor on security affairs urged President Salva Kiir to step down and handover power to presidential minister Nhial Deng Nhial.