October 13, 2023. ] Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) organized a political rally in Ruweng Administrative Area on Friday, October 13th, 2023. This rally serves as a critical preparation step leading up to the anticipated 2024 elections in South Sudan. The primary objectives of the rally were to actively engage with the public, communicate the party’s platforms, and seek support from the community.
The rally was graced by the presence of distinguished individuals, reflecting the event’s significance within South Sudan’s political landscape. Notable attendees included Rt. Hon. Mary Ayen Mijok, the 1st Deputy Speaker of the Council of States and a member of the political bureau and Hon.Jocab Akech, the Deputy Governor of Jonglei State. Their participation symbolizes the event’s national importance and the high-level representation within the SPLM leadership.
Cde. Stephano Wieu de Mialek, the SPLM Chairperson in Ruweng Administrative Area, added regional leadership to the gathering, emphasizing the party’s commitment to engaging with local communities. His presence highlighted the event’s role in connecting national and regional interests.
Cde. Bol Makueng, the National SPLM Secretariat for External Affairs, and several other government officials added depth to the rally. Their presence underscores the party’s concerted efforts to foster unity and engage with a broad spectrum of political figures and leaders.
One of the most significant moments of the rally was the public announcement by Mr. Yousef Miyom, the Secretary General of the National Congress Party, regarding his decision to join the SPLM party. Mr. Miyom was joined by ten members from his former party in this momentous declaration. This decision underscores the dynamic nature of South Sudan’s political landscape, with individuals making choices that align with their political vision and aspirations.
The rally concluded with a closing address by Rt. Hon. Mary Ayen Mijok, the 1st Deputy Speaker of the Council of States. In her speech, Rt. Hon. Mary Ayen Mijok expressed gratitude for the remarkable SPLM political rally and underscored the importance of unity among the people of Ruweng. She urged the community to stand united in support of Cde. Salva Kiir Mayardit’s endorsement as the presidential candidate for the upcoming 2024 presidential elections. This call for unity reflects the SPLM’s commitment to presenting a unified front in the upcoming elections and its emphasis on collaboration and consensus-building.
The rally in Ruweng Administrative Area is a testament to the vibrant and evolving political landscape of South Sudan as the nation prepares for the 2024 elections. It highlights the SPLM’s efforts to engage with the public, demonstrate its platforms, and garner support from the community.