Latest: Hon. John Luk passes away in Juba

June 2, 2020 (Thessherald)–A prominent South Sudanese political figure and Minister of East African Affairs John Luke died in the capital Juba this morning after a brief illness, according to one of his relatives interviewed this morning.

“He died this morning after a short illness, and we feel sad about his sudden demise,” the relative said.

Hon. John Luk Jok was a senior commander in the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) during the liberation struggle, a former Minister who served in a number of political dockets.

He was recently appointed as Minister of the East African Affairs in the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan.

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