Date: 12th March, 2021
Contact: Kwaje Lasu
Telephone: +1 336 575 5965
The immediate dismissal of SSUF/A from SSOMA
During its extraordinary meeting on 11th March, 2021, the South Sudan Opposition Alliance Movements Leadership Council (SSOMA-LC) unanimously decided to terminate the membership of the
South Sudan United Front/Army (SSUF/A) from SSOMA with immediate effect.
On the 25th September, 2020, SSOMA-Leadership Council suspended the South Sudan United
Front/Army (SSUF/A), for the breach of SSOMA’s Terms of Reference (ToR) Article 4.9, that guides
the conduct of SSOMA Leadership Council.
Furthermore, the SSOMA-Leadership Council in its meeting of 24th October, 2020 resolved to set up
an investigation committee to investigate the suspension of SSUF/A from SSOMA. The investigation
committee submitted its findings on 15th February, 2021 and concluded on the following:
1. The SSUF/A was found to have established tracks of negotiations that are parallel to that of
SSOMA, both directly with the Government of South Sudan and the Community of
2. There is a heavy infiltration of SSUF/A senior leadership ranks by the government and security organs in Juba. Hence, SSUF/A senior officials are heavily compromised;
3. The South Sudan United Front/Army (SSUF/A) has no common agenda with the other
SSOMA member organizations in the Alliance of addressing the root causes of the conflict in
4. The SSUF/A was plotting to take the leadership of SSOMA and use it to enhance its negotiating position with the government to finalize its disgraceful return to the bosom of Kiir’s
The Leadership Council of SSOMA as an alliance that is struggling for establishment of democratic
federal republic in South Sudan based on new political, social and economic dispensation and as the
vanguard of the people, decided to terminate the membership of SSUF/A with immediate effect date
of 11th March, 2021.