Defense Minister Lt. Gen. Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf / SUNA

Awad Ibn Auf has stepped down

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Defense Minister Lt. Gen. Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf announced his resignation from the presidency of the Transitional Military Council and the appointment of the Inspector-General of the Armed Forces, Lieutenant-General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, as his successor.

Lt. Gen. Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Awf, announced that the Sudanese Army’s Chief of General Staff Kamal Abdel-Marouf had asked to resign from the military council, adding that he had failed to convince him to stay.

In a statement on Sudan’s national television, Ibn Auf called on the people to maintain security and stability as a blessing enjoyed by Sudan.

 

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