President Salva Kiir Mayardit and SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar yesterday reached a consensus on the allocation of the states.
The agreement saw SPLM-IG taking six states of Unity, Central and Eastern Equatoria, Lakes, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Warrap.
The SPLM-IO led by Dr. Riek Machar takes the states of Upper Nile, Western Equatoria, and Western Bahr el Ghazal.
South Sudan Opposition Alliance was given the state of Jonglei.
Speaking this morning, a senior government official said the parties have submitted their nominees to the president.
The official who refused to be named submitted a list of the would-be state governors as follow: