LRA Combatants in New Boots Ready to March to Assembly Points

1475 Views Juba, South Sudan
The Lords Resistance Army Chief Negotiator, David Nyekorach Matsanga has delivered an assortment of equipment needed by the LRA combatants to assemble at Owiny-Ki-Bul and Ri-Kwangba. The equipment delivered on Saturday includes uniforms, gumboots and plastic sheets. Shortly after he arrived in Juba, Matsanga was asked about the whereabouts of Joseph Kony. Not happy with the questioning, Matsanga accused journalists questioning him of being over curious. Matsanga however said Joseph Kony would be in Juba to sign the final peace agreement on April 5th. Matsanga assured the journalist that the LRA combatants have started preparing for the final march to the two assembly points. Under the cessation of hostilities agreement, the parties agreed that all LRA forces in Uganda and Sudan would assemble in Owin-ki-Bul in Eastern equatoria province on the eastern side of river Nile, while those in the Democratic Republic of Congo would assemble at Ri-Kwangba in Western Equatoria state. Meanwhile, it is quiet at Juba Bridge Hotel, which has been the LRA delegate's sanctuary throughout the talks. The LRA team, has been joined by Kampala High court advocate, Caleb Alaka, as the its lead counsel. The LRA team has also been playing host to the traditional and religious leaders from North and North east Uganda, who are in juba on a confidence building mission.

 

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