Diaspora SPLM Youth League To Elect New Chapter Chairpersons
The South Sudan ruling party, Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) is strategising to reorganize its political party activities by reorganizing the youth league that was created in 2000 as the bridge connecting youth leaders and the party leadership in its political agenda.
By Gabriel Mayom
RUMBEK, 28th March 2012 [Gurtong]
The current leader for SPLM youth league in South Sudan is Akol Paul Kordit who is under heavy criticism from various youth organization for not having done enough to enlighten them
about the movement activities.
South Sudanese youths in Diaspora have begun campaigning for the SPLM Chapter office posts across different countries. Campaigns in Australia have begun with 10 candidates seeking the chapter chairmanship.
Daniel Mabeny Bai, one of the candidates in Australia who presented a manifesto titled “An Eye and Guide for SPLM chapter” said that he will serve the youth movement with a vision to protect their rights in all forms and to preach for peace across the Diaspora and home.
Mabeny graduated in 2010 with a Bachelors degree in social science from the University of Western Sydney. He served in various youth leadership positions in Kenya and South Sudan. He served as Deputy Secretary for Information for Southern Sudan in 2006 while being a refugee in Kakuma camp.
“I pledge to promote peaceful coexistence among SPLM and none SPLM supporters and the people of the Republic of South Sudan at large,” he stated during a telephone interview with Gurtong media.
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