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Sudan’s DUP criticizes appointment of Darfur governor

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Minnawi speaks to his troops at the International Park in Khartoum on 3 March 2021 (ST photo)May 8, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - The National Umma Party (NUP) Saturday criticized the appointment of a governor for the Darfur region stressing the need to have a law determining his powers before.

In a decision dated 29 April but released on 2 May, Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok appointed Minni Minnawi as the Governor of the Darfur region.

Hamdok said the decision was in line with the Juba Peace Agreement.

In statements to the Alttahrer, a news website close the party of the late Sadiq al-Mahdi, NUP Secretary-General al-Wathiq al-Berair slammed Minnawi’s appointment saying it would create power overlap between the region’s governor and the governors of Darfur five states.

He further stressed the need for clear laws to clarify matters of jurisdiction so as to avoid overlapping competencies between the governor of the Darfur region and the state governors.

"This confirms the lack of clarity about the structure of government," said the NUP Secretary-General.

"What are the powers of the state governor in light of the presence of regional governors, and what is the system of government in Sudan?" He further wondered.

The NUP has was a large number of supporters in the Darfur region.

The Central Darfur had criticized Minnawi appointment saying it would complicate the ongoing efforts to convince the holdout group Sudan Liberation Movement led by Abdel Wahid al-Nur (SLM-AW) to join the peace agreement.

(ST)

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