Abyei youth union chairperson forms steering committee

Abyei youth union chairperson has issued an order dissolving the union and formed a steering committee from seven members chaired by Joseph Mawan Monychok.

The order came out on 28th December 2020.

The outgoing chairperson Dr. Bol Ajieng tasked the steering committee with drafting union’s regulations, conduction of counties youth associations elections, general elections within 90 days, among others.

The decision follows South Sudan National Youth Union order to dissolve youth unions in defunct 32 states plus Abyei administrative area.

Abyei youth union term of office ended last June but its elections were delayed due to coronavirus pandemic.