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Shilluk politicians pay the price of politics of divisions among themselves. Currently  Sudan is moving towards democratic transformation where political  candidates are contesting at the counties level, states level, Juba the capital of South Sudan and finally to the SPLM convention to elect the leader of the SPLM party.  As a result Dr. Peter Adwok Nyaba lost the local contest in Upper Nile State and this might be the result of chronic political divisions among Shilluk.

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  • This Should not lead to divisions among Shilluk instead it should leads to cooperation. Because the winner of today is not a winner of tomorrow. We don't expect all candidates to win the election, one loss and other win and that is the core principles of democrary practice. If someone loss election that doesn't mean he or she is a bad guy and the other is a good guy .
    May be he / she will be winner next time, that's the rules of the game, and good luck to our Uncle and Writer Dr. Peter Adwok in the pcoming contest. It doesn't mean that the one who won election one who lost it can't work together . Unless if the election was rigged ,then if not we shold abid with the democrary rules since we choose to play with them.

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  • Guest - James Okuk

    Sincere Competition is a healthy norm in democratization so let us not regret the results as long the process was free and fair for the voters to choose. Upper Nile state does not belong to Collo alone because we have Nuer, Dinka and Burun. So the failure of Hon. Elder Dr. Peter Adwok Nyaba should not be blamed on Collo. Also if he did not fail the others would have not won the SPLM primaries in Malakal. It is the first time for Dr. Nyaba to contest in an election so it is a good lesson for him for next time so that he takes the issue of coalitions with other tribes seriously. It is also a good lesson for our Elder Nyaba to learn humility and recognize others who might be younger or less educated than him. Above all I see the failure of Dr. Nyaba as a good sign that proves that Collo people are not tribalists like the rests.

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  • Losing election is not a failure, it' s a part of democracy process.

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  • Guest - Othur Ayik

    Shilluk politicians pay the price of politics.
    first of all the candidate should know his/her platform before starts running for position. Candidates have to have plan, meet people, talk to them, tell the people reason for running for the office, then people will say well he/she is a good or bad person throught expression people get to know you emotional. Also plan have to meet the need of the people. In others hand candidate should have the delegate, no candidates can win the election without delegation to carry out his/her campaign for political party. And it,s a very improtant for any candidates to make sure that he/she has representative.

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  • Guest - sabino diok

    In politic anything could happen especially if people play it without principles. Nobody knows actually what happened during the primary elections of the SPLA party in Collo counties, except those who were there. I think Collo as whole, are not members of the SPLA party, if I am not mistaken. Therefore, the members of the party have chosen whom they think are qualified to present them in the coming convention. But what I am afraid of is that if the party didn’t practice a good democracy when they elected their representatives that will be a disaster for the party. In the coming days, we will see the fruits of their decision. The Bible says in Galatians 6:7 “….. A man reaps what he sows”. I hope that the members of SPLA have selected a good people who have desire to serve the community; and good luck to Dr. Naba and others who lost the contest.

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  • The rigging I meant is the awarding of somebody votes to somebody else like what happen in Kenya recently, when votes of Odinga were awarded to Kibaki. But if somebody manage to convince the voters not to vote to somebody else regardless of his or her means, as long as life of voters were not under threat when casting their votes.then that is part of process and that can't not constitute rigging. It will be a matter of moral issue rather than rigging !!!

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  • Guest - Othom Ariel Temrial

    Adwok Nyaba lost in a fair democratic exercise , unlike his some representative whose names were omitted on purpose ,simply
    because thy don't belong to the group represented by the commissioner of Panyikango County. For those who are are in overseas
    please ring home and try to know the reality.

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  • Guest - Othom Ariel Temrial

    Correction

    Unlike some representatives and not unlike his

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