Abyei chiefs agree to meet with Twic community chiefs to restore peace


the head of investigation committee sitting in the meddle while Dinka Ngok chiefs standing behind | 28 03 2022 | ASAA Head Quarters in Rumajak

Traditional leaders of the Ngok Dinka community in the Abyei Administrative Area have accepted the dialogue with chiefs of the Twic Community of Warrap State in a move to end the violence restore peace between the two communities.

This came during a meeting between 18 chiefs in Abyei and a committee investigating the attack on Agok that left more than twenty people dead in February.

The committee head by South Sudan Vice President for service Cluster, Hussein Abdelbagi Akol met the traditional leaders in Abyei Town on Monday.

According to a statement published by the Vice President’s media office on Facebook, the committee spoke to the chiefs about issues that affect peaceful coexistence, and the unity between Ngok Dinka and Twic communities.

The statement says that the root causes of the conflict in Agok will be announced after the investigations are completed.

The investigation committee has visited numbers of areas affected by violence in Abyei on Tuesday.