Juba, 27th April 2018. The successor of the late army chief, James Ajongo Mawut, will face challenges in leading the SPLA, Minister of Defense regrets.
Kuol Manyang Juuk says it is just easy to replace the deceased, but getting a man of his quality will take time.
Malual Ayom Dor, Assistant Chief of Defense Force for Operations, Training and Military Intelligence, also laments the death of the late Ajongo.
The late chief of General Defense was a wise and a knowledgeable leader, he notes.
Speaking during the last respect for the fallen SPLA army chief, President Kiir says God will guide him in choosing the next person to lead.