Sunday, April 16, 2023 – President William Ruto has been sent to Sudan to help restore order and stability amid the ongoing coupe-related chaos.
African Union AU and Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD, have today made a proposal to send President William Ruto to the war-torn Sudan to help mediate between the worrying factions
On Sunday, April 16, Ruto made three urgent proposals to end the civil unrest in Sudan that has so far claimed at least 60 lives.
Speaking during a virtual meeting with heads of IGAD member States, President Ruto called for an immediate cease-fire by explaining that Sudan had a lot to lose in this war if the current conflict is not stopped this early.
“I suggest that as IGAD, we ask for an immediate of cessation of hostilities between the combatants,” Ruto remarked.
The Kenyan president, through an official statement, suggested that IGAD organization should act upon the concerns raised by the Rapid Support Forces RSF – the paramilitary group and help restore sanity in the country.
“We need to provide a mechanism as IGAD and our partners to ensure that the issue of the integration of RSF is resolved and within the timelines.
“We should not allow this matter to torpedo the whole agreement and efforts of many Sudanese people, institutions, IGAD, and the African Union to go down the drain,” he reiterated.
The Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday April 15 woke up to the sounds of heavy gunfire, which were soon confirmed as an outbreak of clashes between the Sudanese Army and the RSF.