No declaration passed First Vice-President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Mohamed Hamdan Daglo (alias Hemedti), discreetly on the Sudanese scene.
On the contrary, it has opened a new door of conflict with the civilian component of the country, after relations between the two sides have been strained since last month.
After pledging not to hand over general intelligence and police services to the civilian component, affirming: “These are military devices that we will only hand over to an elected president”, the response came from the government.
he has answered Sudanese Cabinet Minister Khaled Omar Youssef, Yesterday, Saturday, vowing to approach serious and severe.
He also viewed Hemedti’s statements as a violation of the constitutional document that sponsors the transition period in the country.
In addition, in recent hours, calls for the dismissal of Hemedti have been launched on communication sites between some Sudanese.
From Khartoum (AFP)
Demands to resign
At the same time, the “Parliament of the Sudanese revolution Asfiri”, according to what the newspaper Al-Sudani reported on Sunday, demanded the resignation of the head of the Sovereign Council, Lieutenant-General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, his deputy, Daglo, and the military component of the Sovereignty Council, their positions.
The assembly, which includes a number of politicians, lawyers, members of resistance committees and professional groups, has also launched an online campaign to collect signatures to demand the resignation of Al-Burhan. and Hemedti.
Likewise, a number of Sudanese have expressed, via Facebook and Twitter, their criticism of these remarks, which they considered offensive and incompatible with the powers of the army in the country.
While others stressed that the military official was not mistaken, stressing the need for the security services to follow the military component.
Sudanese Sovereignty Council chief Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan (AFP archive)
It should be noted that tension between military and civilian leaders in Sudan has intensified in recent weeks, since the announcement last September of a failed coup attempt.
Some civilian figures have also accused the military of playing a role in the crisis in the east of the country, the seat of the Beja tribe of Port Sudan, the surrounding roads and the pipelines.
While the military leaders have denied any role in this crisis, seeing it as the result of bad policies.
In turn, the Beja tribal leaders said they were protesting to draw attention to the economic and political issues affecting the tribe centered in the east of the country.