A Large Delegation Visits ​Abu Suruj Border Area, Offering Condolence for Victims of the Chadian Marauders’ Attacks

Staff Writer

Abu Suruj – 08/082022 – Gen. Khamis Abdallah Abkar, Wali of West Darfur, prayed mercy on all the martyrs who were killed at the hands of Chadian Bandits earlier this week.

While offering condolences to the families of the victims, accompanied by the Vice-President of the Sovereign Council, Lieutenant-General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, in the Abu Suruj area in Sirba locality, he confirmed today that the government at the level of the center and the state took several decisions after the attack incident.

The attack was preceded by a visit to the Republic of Chad, one of which was the visit of the governor of the Darfur region, Minni Arko Minawi, and another being the visit of the Vice-President of the Transitional Sovereign Council, Lieutenant-General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, as well as a meeting on the Sudanese-Chadian joint forces. 

It was noted that there are positive measures from the other side regarding the recovery of property and the arrest of the perpetrators, and he added that we will continue with our counterparts in Chad to address what happened, just leave Space for the state to play its role, appealing to citizens to respect the regular forces, especially the police forces, and to renounce discrimination between shepherds and farmers.

He added, “Let us all be Sudanese and that what happened will not happen after today, according to clear decisions regarding reciprocity, stressing the need to sit with the Native Administration to know the details of the area to deal with.” The problems, especially looting, which is frequent looting incidents in the region, stress the importance of educating children to develop and preserve their region, Pointing to the formation of a mechanism to follow up the implementation of the reconciliations that have taken place and that there is no turning back.

For his part, Sultan Saad Abdul Rahman Bahr al-Din, Sultan of General Dar Masalit, had mercy on the souls of the martyrs and said that the assault was repeated more than once on defenseless citizens, and because of it the state lost its best sons, stressing that the government can play its role, despite the security failure, and added, “We as a civil administration We will preserve the unity and safety of all citizens and will not respond to a provocation that leads us backward, and we will maintain our social relations among all components of the state community.

In turn, the headmaster of all the Rizeigat tribes in Sudan, the headmaster Mahmoud Musa, indicated that he and the accompanying delegation came to support and support the Vice-President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council to solve the problems, but they were surprised by the incident of the killing of the shepherds by criminals outside the state, stressing the government’s ability to protect the borders, calling on the citizens By maintaining social peace and mutual respect, supporting and assisting the armed forces, and benefiting from the experience of East Darfur State, which consists of more than 44 tribes living in harmony and peace among them, stressing the need for coordination and cooperation with the state government and indigenous administrations to solve their problems.

To that, Prince Masar Abd al-Rahman Aseel, the prince of the Arab tribes, confirmed that they, as Arabs who have lived in this region for decades, have lost many lives and property due to border crimes, calling on the government to give them justice and protect them, and to strengthen the regular force on the borders with Chad, stressing their commitment to implementing the provisions of reconciliation to the strictest.

Mayor Abdullah Adam Abdullah said that citizens on the border with Chad are always subjected to killing and looting, as the Bir Saliba region has lost more than 150 lives unchecked in the past years, and the last victims numbered 18 martyrs and more than 20 wounded, calling on the government to protect them.

He said, “We went through harsh conditions that afflicted us with the loss of our best sons, and we thank everyone who stood with us in our tragedies. We also thank the Vice-President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Lieutenant-General Muhammad Hamdan Dagalo, for his interest in this issue and his visit to us in our home. We in this region lack the most necessities of life, and we demand the government protect us by providing Security and development in the region.

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