SPLM pushes NLC conference to Friday

By William Madouk Garang

The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) has postponed its national liberation council ordinary sitting which was initially scheduled to commence yesterday to December 2,2022, at Freedom Hall in Juba.

The SPLM Deputy Secretary for Political Affairs, Santo Malek Anai yesterday stated that NLC meeting which was slated for November 30, 2022 has been adjourned to take place on Friday tomorrow.

According to him, the meeting was supposed to be chaired by President Salva Kiir who happens to be attending the closing of the 6th Governors’ Forum.

“The [National Liberation Council] meeting itself has been postponed – it’s supposed to take up from today [Wednesday] but it has been pushed to Friday. It will be automatically from December 2 to 3,” Anai announced.

“Today is the final day for the 6th Governors’ forum which will be chaired by our chairman Cde Salva Kiir Mayardit to make his closing remarks, encourage and also give a new spirit to governors to go back and speed up the implementation of peace agreement,” he added.

SPLM Acting Secretary General, Peter Lam Both had earlier requested that all the invited members should report to the office of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement to confirm their presence and register.

“SPLM, national Secretariat is pleased to invite all members of the National Liberation Council (NLC) to attend the ordinary sitting to be convened by the SPLM Chairman, HE President Salva Kiir Mayardit,” partly reads the statement.

“The states and administrative Areas Interim Chairpersons together with their Interim Secretaries are also invited to attend the meeting,” it added.

According to the announcement the gathering was supposed to commence on November 30, to December 2, 2022, at Freedom Hall.

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