On arrival at the Juba International Airport, Kisanga thanked the President for issuing out the amnesty.
He also emphasized that his return marks the end of war in Western Equatoria.
“This marks the end of any war in Western Equatoria or Greater Equatoria Region between the government and the arrow-boys. There is an amnesty now and we need peaceful co-existence in South Sudan so that they can build peace in the country,” Charles Kisanga said during his arrival
The leader of the arrow-boys, Mr. Kisanga switched several times from SPLM to the SPLM-DC where he became the first Secretary General of the Opposition party before South Sudan got independence. Mr. Kisanga declared his defection to the SPLM main party shortly and disowned Dr Lam Akol of the Democratic Party (DC).
In Western Equatoria State, Mr. Kisanga was appointed as the Information Minister but when relieved from the post he quickly joined the SPLM-IO leadership of Dr Machar with a handful of arrow-boys vowing to overthrow Kiir’s regime.
Upon his return to Juba, Kisanga said he has talked out the grievances of the Equatoria people to the government adding that the grievances will be solve peacefully without taking arms against the government.