SSOA Holds Its Elections, Names New Leaders.
September 15th 2019 (Nyamilepedia)-The South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) a coalition group that composes of six opposition factions, held its nomination and election leadership Council at World Focus International Hotel in Juba on Saturday.
According to a statement signed by the SSOA Election Committee, the leadership of the opposition parties unanimously resolved to elect Josephine Joseph as its new Chairperson, and named Hussein Abdel-Bagi Ayii as Deputy Chair.
The SSOA’s leadership elected General Bapiny Monytuil as its new security coordinator and assigned Joseph Bangasi Bakasoro to be in charge of external relations.
The opposition alliance appointed Dr. Lam Akol Ajawin as Secretary General of the South Sudan opposition Alliance (SSOA), and named Khalid Butrous to serve as finance.
The electoral body said the elections were held fairly and democratically in the presence of high-profile international figures and media outlets.
“The Election was conducted through a democratic and transparent manner in the presence of the International observers (AU, IGAD, EU, TROIKA, UNMISS and the Civil Society and the media,” the SSOA said.
Founded in February 2018, the South Sudan Opposition Alliance, (SSOA) is a coalition party of six political and armed groups that were signatories to the Revitalized Peace Agreement signed in September last year.