...In December 1960, it was alleged that a big plot to arrest all the remaining Southern
politicians was disclosed. As a result, a considerable number of Southern politicians who
were in the South at the time crossed to East Africa.
Those who fled to Leopoldville (Kanshasa), included: Joseph H. Oduho, Ferdinand
Adiang, Fr. Saturnino Lohure, Nathaniel O’yet, Pancrasio Ochieng, Marko Rume, Alexis
Mbale Yongo and a year later, they were joined by William Deng Nhial, who fled from
Kapoeta where he was working as Assistant Administrative Commissioner...