Lomuro’s party joins SPLM in Kiir’s endorsement plan in Equatoria
National Agenda Party joined the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) in the ongoing plans to endorse President Salva Kiir for the top seat in next year’s election.
The umbrella of the National Agenda party’s leadership in Central Equatoria welcomed with open arms the idea of teaming up with the ruling party as it plans a mega rally in Equatoria region for a political statement.
According to the CES press unit, the National Agenda Party leadership in Central Equatoria met with the Governor of CES, Emmanuel Adil on Wednesday, and pledged collaboration for the preparation of the political event.
“The Leadership of the National Agenda Coalition and its parliamentary caucus, led by Hon. Alex Lotiyu Elia, have reaffirmed their readiness to work collaboratively in supporting and mobilizing for the due endorsement of H.E. Gen. Cde. Salva Kiir Mayardit as the sole presidential flag bearer for the 2024 General Elections.” the statement partly read
According to the statement, the coalition further deliberated issues of mutual interest aimed at deepening their working relationship with the Revitalized Transitional Government of Central Equatoria State to deliver the Revitalized Peace Agreement in a collegial manner.
On a separate visit, the Chairperson of the National Agenda Party in CES, Alex Latiyo, who is also the State Minister of Animal Resource, Fisheries, and Tourism in the Government of Central Equatoria State, visited the SPLM secretariat to discuss how the parties could join hands during the endorsement event.
The SPLM Spokesperson in CES, Cde. Latio Paul Abbas, appreciated the Chairperson of the National Agende Party for his patriotic move to join SPLM State Chairperson Cde. Emmanuel Adil Anthony to reinforce the massive mobilization drive in Central Equatoria State.
The National Agenda is a registered political party formally known as the South Sudan Democratic Forum, or SSDF, under the leadership of Martin Elia Lomuro, the current Minister of Cabinet Affairs.
South Sudan plans to hold a general election come next year December as dictated by the Roadmap. However, there are various tasks yet to completed making many stakeholders of the peace agreement to believe that the exercise may be too soon to be conducted.