May 6, 2020 (Thessherald)–The Joint Defence Board, a body charged with overseeing the implementation of Security Arrangements, has ordered immediate graduations of troops from various training centers commencing tomorrow, May 07/ 2020.
“The JDB today 06/05/2020, in its 12th ordinary meeting, resolves to graduate the Necessary Unified Forces (NUF) currently in the training centers, within the period of one month beginning tomorrow the 7/05/2020.”
“Instructors are directed to prepare these forces for graduation as soon as possible,” said Col. Lam Paul Gabriel in a statement seen by The South Sudan Herald.
The statement called upon the forces at the training centers to strictly adhere to guidelines recommended by the World Health Organization.
“NTC will be requested to preposition Emergency Food to the training centers and also the cantonment sites.
Forces in the centers are directed to continue to maintain social distancing to support the fight against the COVID-19.”