Juba, August, 21st, 2018
Festus Mogae intends to resign from the chairmanship of the Monitoring and Evaluation Commission
Former Botswana President Festus Mukay and the head of the Monitoring and Evaluation Commission for the Implementation of the South Sudan Peace Agreement (JEMC) said he plans to step down as chief at the end of September.
In a press release on Monday, the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (JEMC) said its chairman, Festus Mogae, planned to step down next month. The statement said Moukay had written to the head of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and Abi Ahmed Ali, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, To step down.
Moqai, who recommended activating the 2015 agreement, said the process of reviving the agreement was nearing completion, so there must be new hands in the new transitional period.
The GEMC Commission was established under the 2015 Peace Agreement in Southern Sudan to promote and monitor the implementation of the Convention.
Festus Mogae was President of Botswana from 1998 to 2008 and stepped down to allow another politician to lead his country. He also holds a $ 5 million achievement award in 2008 for achievement in African leadership.