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Prominent SSPDF General Passed On In Nairobi Hospital

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Late Gen John Kong Nyuon died after battling cancer at Nairobi hospital.

It is with deep sorrow to announce the saddening death of the former South Sudan minister of defense General John Kong Nyuon after battling illness. Gen Kong passed on while undergoing treatment in Nairobi Hospital.

One of the deceased close family members told Juba Gossip that the former defense minister died on Monday evening while undergoing treatment.

General John Kong Nyuon died on Monday in Nairobi Hospital after being diagnosed with cancer. The late Kong was obtaining treatment and he also had spinal issues in his back. The family member stressed that the late was brought on 17th December and passed away on Monday at 8 PM.”

The late held the portfolio as South Sudan’s defense minister before being appointed Jonglei State caretaker governor. South Sudan Ambassador to Ethiopia, Hon James Pitia Morgan, confirmed to Juba Gossip and explained that the country has lost one of its bravest loyalists. 

The country and Jonglei state in particular have once again been robbed of its dedicated, loyal, and committed sons! May the Almighty rest his precious soul in everlasting peace.

In a public announcement, Ambassador Morgan stated General Nyuon, as we all know him, was one of the sons of this nation, who had a clean record of success & several military victories. He stood out as a nationalist and devoted his whole life to South Sudan. 

Late Nyuon broke all barriers of nepotism, and tribalism, he dismissed petty politics of division and distinguished himself as a true hero of South Sudan.

The late burial arrangements and whereabouts shall be announced soon.


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