By: Benjamin Majok Mon.
The state secretary general of Sudan people’s liberation movement (SPLM) comrade Samuel Mathiang Keer has died on Suday 12:20 AM in Australia. He was suffering from blood cancer.
Comrade Keer was appointed as the state secretary general of SPLM soon after the CPA was signed and remained as the secretary when the SPLM congresses were conducted in the state, he was unopposed in 2008.
In statement released by the Governor of Lakes state Chol Tong Mayay declared SPLM party and the governments of Lakes state are mourning for the big lost of SPLM leader in the state.
Governor Chol said, the celebration of 16th May 2011 which is the 28 anniversary of the onset of the SPLA/SPLM liberation struggle for freedom is extended in the state until the body of SPLM leader is brought to the state.
Governor Mayay appreciated the president of south Sudan Mr. Kiir Mayadit who is the SPLM party chairman and SPLM secretary general Pagan Amuom for the support that they played did during treatment of late Samuel Mathiang. May his soul rest in peace. His biography to processed soon.