President Salva Kiir Sunday evening sacked four state governors and replaced them with new ones.
The sacked include; Simon Kun Puoch – Upper Nile State, Nyandeng Malek Dielic – Warrap State, Clement Wani Konga – Central Equatoria and Joseph Bangasi Bakasoro – Western Equatoria.
President Kiir the appointed the SPLA Lieutenant General Chol Thon Balok as caretaker governor of the Upper Nile State replacing the sacked governor Simon Kun Puoc who was elected in 2010 Sudan’s elections.
Until his appointment Lt. General Chol Thon was serving in the army as the SPLA deputy chief of general staff for moral orientation.
President Kiir also appointed Colonel Akec Tong Aleu as caretaker governor of Warrap State replacing sacked governor Nyandeng Malek Dielic.
Akec was serving as deputy governor to Nyandeng Malek until his appointment this evening.
He has also served as Tonj South County commissioner of Warrap State in the past.
Nyandeng was elected in 2010 Sudan’s elections.
The president further appointed former commissioner of Terekeka County in Central Equatoria state Mr. Juma Ali Malou as governor replacing the sacked governor Clement Wani Konga.
Wani Konga was elected in 2010 Sudan’s election.
Caretaker governor of Northern Bahr el Ghazal state Salva Chol Ayat has been relegated to deputy governor post in the state after president Kiir appointed Northern Bahr el Ghazal state police commissioner Major General Akot Deng Akot as the caretaker governor.
Mr. Chol replaced Kuel Aguer in April as governor in April. He has also served as deputy governor to then governor General Paul Malong who was appointed as SPLA Chief of General Staff in April 2014.
President appointed Northern Bahr el Ghazal state police commissioner Major General Akot Deng Akot as the state governor replacing Salva Chol Ayat who is now relegated to his former position of deputy governor.
Talk of Juba