Sudan’s Al-Bashir will not seek re-election in 2020 – NCP official

Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir (File/Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

March 25th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – The Sudanese President, Omar Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir, will not seek re-election to the Sudanese presidency, a senior member of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) told the Nyamilepedia on Monday.

The Sudanese public has been in a violent protests since December last year initially to decry the rise in bread price and living conditions and the objective would later change to call for President Omar Al-Bashir, who has been in power for 30 years, to step down.

Al-Bashir took over power from civilian government of then Prime Minister Sadig Al-Mahdi in a bloodless coup on June 30th 1989. He is a subject of a indignation by the International Criminal Court (ICC) over war crimes and crimes against should i buy cialis online humanity in the western region of Darfur.

Speaking to the Nyamilepedia on Monday, a senior NCP official who requested the condition of anonymity said Al-Bashir is not in a position to seek re-election to the Sudanese presidency praising Al-Bashir for setting forth a ‘very historic’ precedent for  the country.

“Yes is true, President Bashir will not seek re-election in the upcoming general elections that is due to be conducted in the year 2020,” the official told the Nyamilepedia.

“This will be a very good and historic precedent for the country and when he declares officially that he leaves by 2020, our neighbors will learn from the remarkable Sudanese democracy including the neighbor that broke away recently and are now at war over leadership,” he added apparently referring to South Sudan.