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Wau state governor appoints deputy


August 26, 2016 (WAU) - The newly appointed governor of Wau, one of South Sudan’s newly created states, Andrea Mayar Acho on Friday relieved the Besselia county commissioner Pasquale Joseph Ayan from his post, appointing him deputy governor.

Mayar, in separate decree, also sacked three of his advisors, including the Wau town mayor, Akol Ajith and his deputy James Nyiyuo. No reasons were given for their removal.

The three advisors, who include Taban John for political affairs, Bibaina Mario for peace and reconciliation and Madut Akuek for security were appointed in February this year.

Ayan replaced Andrea Dominic who is presently in a military jail in the capital, Juba.


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