Feb 12, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — On 1st Feb. 2015, Collo Community at Wadakona conducted consultative meetings to nominate candidates for the position of a governor of Pachoda State.
The process came as a result of a decision taken by Cde, Dr. Riek Machar to allow Collo Community choose their leaders in a democratic process.
In a two-day consultative meeting attended by 57 individuals who were excited to exercise their rights; Collo members managed to chose future leaders and define the status of Collo land in accordance to federal arrangement envisaged by SPLA/M.
So far, three candidates declared intention to contest elections namely: Cde, Tigwok Hadir Agwet, Cde, Muzamil Ojwok Ajak and Brig. Bopwoc Kur Papiti.
In an emotional situation and amidst Collo popular songs and a ululations all the 57 attendance overwhelmingly accented to vote for Cde, Tigwok Hadir Agwet as the Governor of Pachoda State following withdrawal of Cde, Muzamil Ojwok Ajak and Brig. Bopwoc Kur Papiti.
The electoral process, which was managed by Gwado J. Ador as Chairman and membership of Col. John Jalab as External Observer, Cde, Kazito Kur Yor as Secretary, Cde, Omar Gano and John Daniel as members was according to observers fair and free and could meet the standard set for the purpose.
In another development the Collo Consultative meetings at Wadakona proceeded the following day to ascertain and define the scope of areas constituting Collo land in preparation for implementation of federal arrangement within borders of 1956.