Equatoria conference recommends rotational presidency, federal system
August 28th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – The Greater Equatoria Conference of South Sudan National Dialogue has proposed a rotational presidency between the country’s three regions and a federal system of governance.
South Sudan has three greater regions. These are the Greater Equatoria, Greater Bahr el-Ghazal and Greater Upper Nile.
The current South Sudan President, Salva Kiir Mayardit is an ethnic Dinka from the country’s Bahr El-Ghazal region.
Speaking to Nyamilepedia on Tuesday, a representative of Jubek state in the conference said the conference has recommended a rotational presidency between the three regions.
“Equatoria regional conference of National Dialogue is recommending rotating presidency between 3 colonial provinces of Bahr el-Ghazal, Equatoria, & Upper Nile,” the official who declined to be named told the Nyamilepedia Tuesday.
The official further said the conference has also recommended “a federal system of thirty-nine (39) states with each of the three colonial regions having thirteen (13) states.”