Feb 04, 2021(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan presidency resolved to finalize the reconstitution of the Transitional National Legislative Assembly and the Council of States.
In a statement, the presidency announced that the process will be finalized before February 15.
“Further to the Press Statement issued on the outcome of the meeting of the Presidency that was held on Tuesday February 2, 2021, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs hereby wishes to declare that the said meeting also resolved that the (R-TGoNU) shall finalize the reconstitution of the Transitional National Legislative Assembly and the Council of States on or before February 15 ,2021,” the statement read.
Yesterday, the minister of presidential affairs, Nhial Deng Nhial, had announced that the presidency had held a meeting in which it resolved that the completion of the process of the formation of state governments is expedited by finalizing the list of nominations and issuance of the requisite Presidential Decrees in the course of the week.
The presidency particularly pointed out the appointment of states advisors, states ministers, state commission chairperson and members, county commissioners, state legislative assembly and county council.
According to the revitalized peace deal, the responsibility sharing ratio at State and local government levels shall be 55% for the SPLM; 27% for the SPLM/A-IO; 10% for SSOA, and 8% for OPP.
The peace parties are yet to unify and deploy government and opposition forces.
They are also yet to reconstitute the national legislature – the body responsible for enacting reforms stipulated in the agreement.