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Former Lakes state governor passes on


September 20, 2016 (NAIROBI) – John Lat Zachariah, a former governor of South Sudan’s Lakes state, has died.

The deceased, a relative said, died from Juba hospital on Saturday after a short illness.

Lat was appointed in 2005 after the signing of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA). He held several positions in the military, serving in the directorates for intelligence as well as logistics.

The ex-governor, who hailed from Cubeit county, will be buried on Wednesday.


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  • 20 September 2016 10:22, by Alfredo christiani

    John Lat Zachariah is a true revolutionary who opened the eyes of blind peoples of South Sudan especially in greater lakes state , and Cuebet county in particular, May almighty GOD rest his soil in enteral peace. Amen

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    • 20 September 2016 14:55, by Shadrack Nuer Machut

      It’s a very sad accidental news. May God rest his soul in eternal life. God gives and God takes! He’s shown what to do as a visionary citizen though he died. His name is in good records of history of South Sudan. My heart-felt condolences to family members of late Zacharia Lat and may God comfort them!

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