KHARTOUM (Sudanow) – The President and members of Sudan’s Sovereign Council, the 11 man collective presidency, for the Interim Government was sworn in on Wednesday before the Chief Justice, Abbas Babiker.
Lt. Gen. Abdul Fatah Al- Burhan will now chair the Sovereign Council for the first 21 months of the 39 month-transitional period. A civilian member will chair the council for the remainder of the period, 18 months, until the general and presidential elections are held.
The five civilian members nominated by the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) are Ms. Ayesha Mosa Al-Saeed, Dr. Al-Siddiq Tawir Kafi, Mohammed Al-Faki Sulaiman, Hassan Mohammed Sheikh Idris and Mohammed Al-Hassan Al-Ta’aishi (the latter has not attended the oath taking ceremony).
The Transitional Military Council reinstated four of its five members; Lt. Gen. Abdul Fatah Al Burhan, Lt. Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, Gen. Shams-Eddin Kabbashi, and Gen. Yasir Abdul Rahman Alatta besides the new comer Major general Ibrahim Jabir.
The Christian lady Ms. Rajaa Nichola Abdul Maseeh is the 11th member who was jointly approved by the two sides, as stipulated by the Constitutional Declaration ratified here on August 17. Read more
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