Mo Ibrahim comments on the unfolding political situation in Sudan
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has been following with concern the recent developments and protests in Sudan, where nearly three weeks of peaceful demonstrations by Sudanese citizens have escalated into violence and a heavy security crackdown.
Following a statement published by the Foundation on 2 January 2019, Dr Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, has commented further on the unfolding political situation in Sudan.
During his interview with the BBC, Mo highlighted:
In his interview with Channel Africa, Dr Ibrahim urged the Sudanese government to find a path forward towards a really democratic and progressive country. “We need a peaceful dialogue to move forward”, he said, while calling for maintaining people’s constitutional right to protest peacefully:
Highlighting his hopes for the future of Sudan, Dr Ibrahim stated, “Please, accept a peaceful transition of power and go in peace.”