March 16, 2021(Nyamilepedia) — The South Sudan Opposition Movements Alliance (SSOMA) that is led by Gen. Thomas Cirillo has appointed Emmanuel Ajawin the leader of the National Democratic Movement-Patriotic Front (NDM-PF) as the secretary general of the group.
“The South Sudan Opposition Movements Alliance (SSOMA) informs all members, supporters, the people of South Sudan and the International Community that the SSOMA-Leadership Council has appointed the Secretary-General of SSOMA,” SSOMA said in a press release.
“The SSOMA Leadership Council has appointed Amb. Emmanuel Aban Ajawain, a member of the Leadership Council, as secretary-Generalneral of SSOMA effective from 13 March 2021.” The press statement continued.
According to the SSOMA statement, the position of the Secretary-General of SSOMA is a six (6)-month tenure rotational among the members of the SSOMA Leadership Council.
“As Secretary-General, Amb. Emmanuel Ajawin will be the Chief Administrator of the Alliance and answerable to the SSOMA Leadership Council. The SSOMA Leadership Council congratulates Amb. Emmanuel Ajawin and wish him success in his new assignment in the Alliance,” the statement concluded.
The SSOMA faction led by Gen. Thomas Cirillo consists of four Movements namely: The National Salvation Front (NAS); The National Democratic Movement-Patriotic Front (NDM-PF); The South Sudan National Movement for Change/Army (SSNMC/A); and The United Democratic Revolution Movement/Army (UDRM/A).