Fula tribe found in South Sudan western Bahr el Ghazal state.
4 years ago
Many Fulani people are found mainly in Wau and Raja country in South Sudan Western Bahr el Ghazal state.
The Fulani, who are also known as the Falata argue that they have lived in South Sudan since the 1917 and they deserve a national IDs and passports for South Sudan. But despite the case many South Sudanese say the Fulani migrated from West Africa several decades ago, officials in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state in South Sudan are refusing to issue a national ID cards to members of the Fulani tribe, insisting that they are not eligible because they’re not South Sudanese.
but members of Fulani tribe also known as fallata say that their ancestors migrated to what is now South Sudan nearly a century ago.”Our fathers and grandfathers were here in South Sudan since 1917. Our fathers and grandfathers and ourselves haven’t left this place since our arrival. We were born here and we lived here and this also applies to our fathers,” Fulani community leader Muhammed Adam Issa said”.
But in spite of their insistence that they are South Sudanese, Issa said only five Fulani have been given national IDs or passports so far. this news was in 2013.