By Major Galuak (ret.) [SAF],
Dec 05, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The Greater Upper Nile of Chiefs Council and Native Administration (GUNCCNA) has been in existence prior to the split of South Sudan from the mother country-Sudan- on 9 July 2011. It continues to function thereafter without hindrance. It has been working for the causes and catering services for South Sudanese voluntarily opted to remain behind in the mother country.
STRATGY OFTHE GUNCCNA:-
- The purpose of the Council is to work in resolving pending existing problems among the refugees and the IDPs camps;
- To maintain good relations between Sudan and South Sudan;
- To re-establish trust and confidence building measures between the people of Sudan and South Sudan in the aftermath of the split in 2011;
- The Chiefs Council could not be more grateful to President Omer Hassan Al-Bashir to rebuild trust and confidence measures between the people of Sudan and South Sudan that have remained in the country;
- President Al- Bashir welcomed back South Sudanese with an open arms and heart and that they should be treated not as foreigners, but “Sudanese” and may be extended any of social and medical services that they may stand in need without hindrances. This act and generosity of the President of the Republic has created higher trust and confidence building measures among the people that worked together and supported each other;
- The Chiefs Council of the Greater Upper Nile reiterates that South Sudanese and the people of the Greater Upper Nile region in particular, have an “opinion” on the ongoing situation in South Sudan;
- The Chief Council of the Greater Upper Nile region begun operation after the split of South Sudan for the people who have remained in Sudan;
- The president of religious affairs leader or Sura was The Reverence John Nhial Puol.
- Conclusively, the Chief Council provides assistance of any kind to the people that have remained behind in Sudan;
- It has an “Opinion” on the ongoing situation in South Sudan with emphasis on the people of the Greater Upper Nile to seek the right to self-determination, regional self-rule or autonomy or to declare itself to become viable and vibrant state as a right guaranteed to “all peoples” by the international law, the UN Charter, the African Human Rights Charter (AHC), and God’s given right that no government could take away without resistance.
If anyone does have any questions, please, feel free to contact:-
Major Gatluak (ret.) [SAF], President of Al-Sura Council