Abyei to have thirteen customary courts

Traditional chiefs in a workshop in Abyei Town on 13-12-2021 | Credit: Chol Ayiik Chol | AIRS

The paramount chief of Ngok Dinka says they have agreed to establish thirteen customary courts in Abyei Administrative Area.

Chief Bulabek Deng Kuol says there will be nine courts for the nine Ngok Dinka chiefdoms, one customary court, Agok court, Amiet and Abyei Town. This came during formation of chiefs’ council and customary law courts workshop concluded in Abyei town on Monday.

Speaking to Abyei FM, Kuol said the workshop discussed the establishment of customary courts. He says the courts will help in solving some problems happening in the community.