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Warrap State in red. Contested Abyei region in pink.

Warrap State in South Sudan borders the disputed region of Abyei, which is claimed by both north Sudan and South Sudan. Sudan says Abyei is part of South Kordofan State. A referendum to decide the future of Abyei was due to take place in 2011 but political differences between Khartoum and Juba scuppered the process.

Within South Sudan Warrap State borders Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Western Bahr el Ghazal, Western Equatoria, Lakes and Unity states.

Area: 31,027 km²

Approximate Population: 972,928 (2008)

Capital: Kuacjok

Other Important Towns: Thiet, Tonj, Gogrial, Turalei, Marial Lou

Counties: Abyei (also claimed by north Sudan to be part of South Kordofan State), Gogrial East, Gogrial West, Tonj East, Tonj North, Tonj South, Twic.


Government

Executive:


Warrap State Cabinet (Appointed October 2013)

  • Agriculture and forestry - Mr. Majok Bol Kur
  • Animal resources and fisheries - Mr. Lual Longar Adhal
  • Culture, youth and sport - Mr. Lual Madhang
  • Education - Mr. Victor Atem Atem
  • Health - Mr. Paul Dhel Gum
  • Information and communication, telecommunication - Mr. Nyanaguek Kuol
  • Finance - Mr. Andrea Aguer Ariik
  • Local government - Gen. Acuil Tito Madut
  • Physical infrastructure - Mr. Mayar Deng Mayar
  • Public services - Mr. Joseph Buong Anyar
  • Social development - Victor Tito

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Warrap State flag (GoSS)

Warrap State Legislative Assembly

The Warrap State Legislative Assembly has 49 members, all of which represent South Sudan’s ruling party - the SPLM.

Speaker: Moses Madot Dut Deng MP (SPLM)

Heads of parliamentary committees:

  • Security and public order, Zachariah Thokyok Magol MP - Tonj East
  • Public accounts and governance, Mario Malok Lual MP - Tonj North
  • Finance and economic, Anei Mawien Abiik MP - Gogrial East
  • Labor Public service, Dominic Deng Mayom MP - Tonj North
  • Legislator and Legal Affair, General Bona Bang Dhel MP - Gogrial West
  • Member Affairs, General Mathou Deng MP - Tonj East
  • Information and Public relations, Arop Deng Kuol MP - Abyei
  • Human rights, Mary Nyibol Arou MP - Tonj South
  • Land, Agriculture and Animal Resources, Mayar Deng Mayar MP - Gogrial West
  • Services, Atong Manyual MP - Gogrial West
  • Gender and Social Development, Marko Malou Choldit- Tonj South
  • Peace and Reconciliation, Tong Makuac Kur MP
  • Women caucus, Adut Madut Akec MP - Gogrial East

County Commissioners

Gogrial West county commissioner

Tonj South county commissioner

Twic county commissioner

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