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UNAMID Regrets Assassination Attempt on Sudanese Prime Minister

Khartoum, 09 March 2020- The United Nations - African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) expresses deep regret at the attempted assassination of Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, Sudan’s Prime Minister.

UNAMID’s Joint Special Representative (JSR) Jeremiah Mamabolo said “we are both deeply shocked and saddened by this serious incident. It is indicative that the perpetrator(s) of such a heinous act aims to derail the transitional period. The hopes of the Sudanese people for a transition to peace, freedom and justice must prevail.”

“UNAMID and its leadership reiterate their full support to PM Hamdok in his endeavors to see Sudan through a successful transition in a manner that achieves the hopes and aspirations of the Sudanese people for a peaceful, stable and prosperous future” JSR Mamabolo concluded.