Updated at 11:25Am, Sept 22, 2014(PST).
September 22th, 2014 (Nyamilepedia) — The Delegation of the Sudan People Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM/IO) organized a Press Conference on Monday, 22th of September 2014 in Kampala Uganda at Africana Hotel where they announces the official opening of the office.
In the Press Conference, was Comrade Oyet Nathanial, the Chairperson for National Committees for Mobilization in the opposition and Comrade David Otim who is the Principal Representative of the SPLM in Opposition Country Office –Uganda and other dignitaries that hold various positions in the SPLM in Opposition in Uganda.
The main agenda for the press conference is pursuant to the outcome of the meeting between the delegation of Uganda government peace support team and the delegation of the SPLM in Opposition in Uganda that took place on the 21th, of August 2014 where it was mutually agreed that the opposition open its Liaisons office in Uganda to coordinate its diplomatic, humanitarian, peace and reconciliation programs in Uganda.
In an interview with the Comrade David Otim , the Principal Representative of the SPLM in Opposition Country Office- Uganda says, the opposition applauds the untiring efforts by his Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Musveeni , President of the Republic of Uganda and the Senior Presidential Advisor on Defense and Security , General Salim Saleh for accepting and creating a platform through Uganda Peace Support Team to facilitate a forum for engaging all South Sudanese political forces with the sole aim of bringing sustainable peace in South Sudan. He said they believe these efforts are complementary to the IGAD peace process.
Comrade Otim also expressed in the same Interview with Nyamilepedia Editorial Team on ground that, the SPLM in Opposition further seek the support and indulgence of the government of the Republic of Uganda in particular President Yoweri Museveni as we take cognizance of his elderly statesmanship in the Region. He also lamented it is our conviction that his positive efforts brings stable peace in Great Lakes region and love for a neighbor.
In the same Press Conference Comrade Oyet Nathaniel, the Chairperson of the National Committees of Mobilization says, the Sudan People Liberation Army (SPLA) of Juba are still continuing violating the cessation of hostilities where he accuses the ongoing fighting in South of Malakal and Renk respectively.