The government of Unity State, South Sudan is transferring its capital to Mayom County due to deteriorating security in Bentiu town.
Radio Tamazuj reports that several government officials who were staying in Juba have already moved from to Mankien area in Mayom County.
Unity State Minister of Information, Peter Makuoth Malual, told Al Maugif newspaper that the first group was led by the Deputy Governor Mabek Lang, while the second group departed Sunday.
The minister confirmed his government’s commitment to pay March salaries to government employees.
Makuoth said committees have been dispatched to tour all counties in preparation for the payment of the salaries.