Khartoum-28-3-2016-(SUNA)- After few days , will begin last stage of Administrative Referendum in Darfur , when 3.5 million elector from Darfur citizens Heading to Ballot boxes at 1460 centers in 63 locality to choice one of two options " 5 state or one region."
Aspirations and wishes of Residents citizens in Darfur who adopted in Record lists is the cormma to determine the lasting administrative form of Darfur as an obligated constitutional right for Sudanese government, which stated in Doha Peace Document.
. In preparation for voting stage as critical step , a heavy Mobilizing Movement is happening now in Darfur by Political parties, movements and civil society organizations to encourage Darfur citizens in determining administrative form of Darfur. Some of these groups support option " 5 state " , but the others prefer option " one province" . Each side has its justifications, but voting result is the main separator to this issue.
About 29 party and movement headed by Bahar Idrees Abo Garda are supporting option of "5 states" .They agreed on consisting mechanism include social and political categories to work under slogan of ( the states to achieve goals) and announced that states system realized many achievements that can not relinquished including Fair Development.
The chairman of liberation and national justice party, Dr. Tijani Sissy announced that his party are supporting option of " one Province" and justified that on saying " region which consists of states as form to regime system secures the unity of Sudan.
Rapporteur of administrative referendum commission of Darfur , lieutenant general Adam Daleel Adam said" Mobilizing and electoral campaigns are allowable, according to every side's point view , Provided that gatherings and activities should organized in coordinating with authorities of the locality, as all meetings will stop in 10 of coming April before one day of the voting date.
General Adam said , there are (49) parties and local society organizations expressed on their desire to observe the referendum in addition to (12) foreign organization include Arab League, African Journalists Union , General Parliament of Africa , COMEASA….USW . Besides we expected participation another organizations , specially the partners of Doha Peace document agreement who received invitations of observing.
Referendum Commission in Darfur announced on their administrative , technical and logistic reediness for voting in Determined date at 11 of Coming April and will continue 3 days according to the timetable . Voting results will announce directly after sorting operation. The announcement of the result by commission will issue within about 30 day after sorting result declaration, General Adam said.
Large preparations adopted via commission to organize operation of voting such as organized the Record lists according to alphapet , increase number of committees and voting officers in big and high density of population centers and allowing to military persons and Nomads to vote in their residency areas. In addition to provide information for journalists and local & foreign observers and solve all problems may faces elections operation. There are only two options of voting "One Creaser-slotter for one region option" and 5 Creaser-slotter for 5 states option".
Chairman of the Commission Omar Jam'a renewed their keenness on the referendum transparency to give free- from any defect final result and pointed that number of Registered are 3 million,586 thousand and 832 elector from total of 4 million and 588 thousand elector who have right of voting. Process of Register continued 15 days in all Darfur localities including Jabal Marr'a " Mountain" region, while No claims or Breaches were not registered.
Chairman of the Commission Omar Jam'a renewed their keenness on transparency of the referendum to give a free- from any defect final result and pointed that number of Registered are 3 million,586 thousand and 832 elector from total of 4 million and 588 thousand elector who have right of voting. Process of Register continued 15 days in all Darfur localities including Jabal Marr'a " Mountain" region, in which did not registered any Complaints or Breaches .
the registered to the referendum from the total who have right of voting, according to age Condition (18 years old) and residency 3 months before registering, reached to 79% , in increase of 21% from total who registered in the General Election 2015 , according to officially statistics. Observers said" the rate of registered number unexpected".
In accordance with government keenness to give Darfur citizens their constitutional rights easily, media Committee headed by minster of information Dr. Othman Bilal issued some decisions and recommendations to support media activities to play their role for mobilizing and aware people to practice their constitutional rights in addition to prepare the clime to foreign journalists during election period and provide to them all information that relates to election process, besides to interest with popular media and utilize it to the society benefit.
Important to say, the referendum is one of the obligated items to Sudanese government in Doha Peace Document which was signed in July 2011 at Qatar between Sudanese government and Darfur Movements. According to the timetable of Darfur referendum' , final list of Voters record was published in 20 of current month in all localities centers in the 5 states of Darfur and became available in all centers.