Rebuttal to baseless incendiary article written against IGP Gen. Majak Akec, published on Sixty 4 Tribes

Inspector General of Police General Majak Akec |Photo: SSNP

Opinion | By Ror Chol Akol

Nov 23rd, 2020 (Thessherald)–I came across an incendiary article written by unknown individual and shared by the infamous anti government page known as Sixty 4 Tribes Press. The baseless article falsely accused the incumbent Inspector General of Police of being behind the murder of Juba University Lecturer Moulana Bol Chol Kucdit.

The unnamed anti peace element through his article further accused the Inspector General of Police of systematically targeting a certain section in Lake State. Therefore, the false accusations levelled against our Inspection General of Police, compelled me to open this response in his defense.

First and foremost, The Inspector General of Police Gen. Majak Akec Malok was in Rajap for an official inspection of unified police force at the time of Muolana Bol Chol’s murder. After three days of the incidence, the then Minister of interior Hon. Michael Chienjiek Gray was summoned by parliament and Inspector General of Police Gen. Majak Akec was out on the trip for same mission in Rajaf. The then Minister of Interior Gen. Michael Chiengjiek went to the Parliament and was accompanied by the Assistant IGP for Administration and CID due to the fact that Gen. Majak Akec was still away on the official mission.

After returning from the mission, the Inspector General of Police managed to apprehended the killier of Muolana Bol Chol. The South Sudan Police Service invested 4.5 million pounds on this case. Gen. Majak Akec Malok and his administration applied their efforts to make sure that the murderer of Muolana Bol Chol is apprehended and brought to book and indeed, they managed to capture the killer in short period of time. I see no reason for accusing Gen Majak Akec because it was through his efforts that led to eventual apprehension of the murderer of Muolana Bol Chol.

Therefore, I urged the general public to be more caution of the false allegations and anti peace articles being spread by the hired anti peace elements against the peace loving and hard-working Inspector General of Police Gen. Majak Akec. We are fully aware equally that the one behind this false allegations against Gen. Majak Akec is Biet Puoric Matuong. Raising false allegations against someone amounts to defamation. Anyone found behind this false allegations shall be brought to book.

In addition, it has come to our attention that the Minister of Interior Paul Mayom Akech has hired Machar Mayuen and Deng Mayom Akech his own son to tarnish the good image of IGP Majak Akec in the social media. The mentioned three paid writers have been writing and disseminating incendiary, defamatory and derogatory articles against Gen. Majak Akec.

The South Sudanese on the social media must take into consideration that no truth can come out from the mouth of a paid writer. I am calling upon Machar Mayuen, Deng Mayom Akech, Biet Pouric Matuong and many other paid writers across South Sudan to efficiently use their acquired knowledge and talents in advocating for peace. Knowing how to write and read is a God’s gift and it shouldn’t be misused for betraying and defaming other people in the social media.

Hon. Paul Mayom Akec lost popularity in whole Agaar land and as we speak his children abandoned him and join SPLM-IO. Team of his children who joined SPLM-IO is being lead by his daughter Aruai Paul Mayom Akec who is likely to be an MP in Lakes soonest. Many Agaar sons and daughters are diserting SPLM and join SPLM-IO because if one man called Paul Mayom Akec. He is currently sponsoring feud in Rumbek. Three days ago, he met with Governor of Lakes state Hon. Makur Kulang and he gave Govenor list of those to be appointed as state ministers and Commissioners which is full of his relatives, children and close associates. He threaten Govenror Makur Kulang that failure to appoint those in his list will leads to his dismissal.

Governor Makur Kulang is handcuffed man by Hon. Paul Mayom Akec because he has no option but to work for all what Mayom said. Hon. Paul Mayom Akec went further to threaten Governor Makur Kulang that he was one who brought him to power not President Salva Kiir Mayardit. Now, the whole citizens of Lakes are almost deserting Governor Makur Kulang because he became his personal assistant not Govenror for people of Lakes state.

In conclusion, Hon. Paul Mayom Akec is evil behind mess in whole of Rumbek and cancer in Lakes politics who is sending many people to SPLM-IO including his children.

The writer is a concerned South Sudanese citizen and can be reached via email:

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