Darfur 24-Khartoum


Prime Minister, Dr. Abdalla Hamdouk on Sunday, issued a decree relieving Mohammed Hassan Arabi from his post as the Wali (Governor) of North Darfur State and appointing Nimir Mohammed Abdel Rahman in the post.

The Decree also relieved Mohammed Abdlla Al-Duma from his post as the Wali (Governor) of West Darfur and appointed Khamis Abakar to the post.

Dr. Hamdouk , further, decreed the appointment of Ahmed Al-Omda as the Wali (Governor) of the Blue Nile State.

Appointment of the three governors comes in implementation of the provisions of the Juba Agreement for the Peace of Sudan, which stipulated the participation of the leaders of the armed struggle movements in the executive body of the transitional government.

Nimr Abdel Rahman was chosen as governor of North Darfur, the former head of the Sudan Liberation Movement, the Transitional Council, which was succeeded by Dr. Al-Hadi Idris in the presidency of the movement, after he was captured during the era of the former regime.

He was released after the success of the December revolution that  toppled  the Bashir regime.

The new governor of West Darfur, Khamis Abdullah Abkar, leads the Sudan Liberation Movement and Army, and he is the head of the Sudanese Alliance, and a member of the Transitional Partners Council.