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Akol proposes roadmap to cope with delay in S. Sudan peace implementation


August 17, 2020 (JUBA) - The head of the National Democratic Movement, Lam Akol Monday voiced concerns about the missed timelines in the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement and proposed a number of measures to catch up with the time.

Lam Akol (Photo Reutrers)On 22 August will mark the sixth month into the transitional period for the implementation of the levitated peace pact of 12 September 2018 that ended a five year period of civil war in the young nation.

The agreement included an implementation matrix for the formation of transitional institutions and reforms to be implemented before to hold a free and fair general election after 30 months of transition.

In a letter to the signatories of the agreement on Monday seen by Sudan Tribune, Akol said 67 of the activities that were to be implemented during the first six months of the transitional period have been missed.

“This is a very serious matter. As you are aware, implementation activities are interconnected and non-implementation of some will cause delays of the implementation of subsequent ones;” he said.

He said that to catch up with time, they can do several things simultaneously instead of doing it one after another as it is the case currently.

He proposed to form 4 committees to accelerate the implementation of the security arrangements, economic and humanitarian matters, constitution-making process and transitional justice.

He further proposed the immediate ratification of the Constitutional Amendment Bill and President Kiir assent the transitional constitution once ratified.

NDM leader further suggested reconstituting the legislative assembly and the Council of States.


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  • 19 August 07:31, by Joyuma John

    Lam Akol we want to inform you that all of you are pieces of the big cloth and you are all rotten, peter Biar Ajak theory must work this time round, ’’Generational exit theory’’ is the solution to free south Sudanese people from your generation burdens.

  • 19 August 13:53, by Nueri Dial

    You are the remaining politician without blood on his hand. please keep it up, we are behind you

    • 20 August 04:59, by Kenyang ll

      Nueri Dial,
      Mastermind of Aug 1991 coup and the subsequence masscacre of Dinka Bor?! Never mind, that was done by greedy Riek Machar alone and his Nuer tribemen.

      • 20 August 07:58, by Nueri Dial

        Kenyang ll,
        There never been Aug 1991 coup written down. what i know was that Dinka Hijack people’s movement in 1983. agreement was reach in 1987 b/n SSLA and SPLA but Dinka did not keep their words nor agreement. That was the cause of of 1991 split

        • 20 August 12:18, by Kenyang ll

          Nueri Dial,
          Translate your narrative in Nuer, you may have audience.

          • 21 August 14:17, by Nueri Dial

            Kenyang ll,
            I’m not like you who usually use the word ’’so that Inu’’ Write in Dinka like your 1st lady Ayen

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