Juba, July 5, 2019 (SSNA) — A South Sudanese military General has died I Turkey today, a senior government official close to the family of the deceased General told the South Sudan News Agency (SSNA) today.
General Johnson Gony Biliu, who headed military operations in Upper Nile and government-governor of Akobo State, died in a Turkish hospital.
His death comes less than a week after rumors swirled that he was already dead.
The official discloses to the SSNA that Johnson died from complications after he had a head surgery. The official also reveals that the General died today at 6:00am, Turkish time.