White Nile State Secures Areas along Borders with S. Sudan
Khartoum – The Governor of White Nile State, Yosuf Al-Shanbali, affirmed that the Emergency Act is effective in his State along the 165 kilometers of the border areas with the State of South Sudan.
He revealed that his State has established offices of Prosecutors and special courts according to the act of emergency.
The Governor further affirmed that all the security organs are working in harmony in order to secure and to close the borders with the South Sudan in order to end any violations to the Act of Emergency.
Speaking in a statement to SUNA, the Governor revealed that the concerned authorities have arrested some persons who were cooperating with the State of South Sudan despite the declaration of State of Emergency, saying that they were convicted and faced deterrent sentences and their materials and goods, supposed to be sent to South Sudan, were confiscated on the spot.
Al-Shanbali explained that his State has a plan to secure the agriculture season and the movement of people and cattlemen in the areas under the State of Emergency, explaining that all the inputs and materials are available in order to make success the agricultural season.
Answering a question on the political situation in his State, the Governor of White Nile State said the broad-base government is working side-by-side with the political parties, explaining that his State has dispatched some conveys and brigades to the areas of operations in Heglig and Talodi.
By SUNA, 18/06/2012