Dr. Machar Condemns Appointment of Governors To “28 States”
Dec 25, 2015(Nyamilepedia) —- Just 8 hours after the SPLM/SPLA in Opposition Chairman, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, dispersed his good-will Christmas greeting to the people of South Sudan, reiterating his commitment to the implementation of the peace agreement, president Salva Kiir issued a presidential order that dissolves and appoints 28 new governors in accordance to his 28 states republican order No. 36.
Shocked by the news, Dr. Machar Teny condemns the President’s decision and calls on IGAD, International Community and partners to condemn Kiir’s controversial degree.
“We have in numerous accasions condemned the President Savla Kiir’s decision to declare 28 states. We again condemn this decision and urge him to rescind this decision to give peace agreement” Machar said.
“We also urge IGAD and its partners and the international community to condemn this decision and to use all the leverage at their disposal to pressure president Kiir to withdraw his decision” Said the SPLM/SPLA[IO] Chairman Dr. Riek Machar.
According to observers, the appointment of new governors and Establishment of more unconstitutional states amount to declaring a new war to derail the peace agreement.