Home | News    Friday 20 January 2017

South Sudan’s Gogrial governor appoints security advisor

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

January 19, 2017 (JUBA)- The newly appointed governor of Gogrial state, South Sudan, has issued an order relieving a security advisor previously appointed by his predecessor and appointed his own pick.

JPEG - 68.1 kb
Women from a cattle camp walk near Gogrial (Photo Tim Freccia/Enough Project)

Governor Gregory Deng Kuac Adol, best known as Gregory Vasilli Dmitry, appointed former Gogrial east county commissioner, Akot Lual Akot as the new security advisor.

In another order, he appointed Anyuon Dhol Anyuon as Commissioner of Apuk East, replacing Anyuon Chan Ajuong.

Also, Joseph Atem Gal was named commissioner of Awan Riau County, replacing Lual Lual Mal and Simon Apet Deng Kon was appointed commissioner Awan Chan County, replacing Peter Atem Yak.

Gogrial State which is the home of President Salva Kiir is one of the 32 states of South Sudan. It is located in the Bahr el Ghazal region and it borders Twic to the north, Aweil East to the northwest, Aweil to the west, Wau to the southwest, Tonj to the southeast, and Northern Liech to the northeast.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 20 January 2017 08:32, by Dinka-Defender-General

    That is a great mistake Governor Gregory. Why do you appointed Akot Lual akot lower education (GED) while there are many educated people who can advise you with legitimate information. Also Akot took millions and millions public money in P. Kiir’s office last time. Therefore, you need to rethink about your appointee.

    repondre message

  • 20 January 2017 09:25, by Fair Man

    Dinka-Defender General
    Gregory is not clean either. He was named in the Sentry report as being the beneficiaries of the mess and has had access to State resources by the virtue of being the in-law of Kiir. He must appoint criminal like him. Education is not necessary. All those holding senior positins are semi-literate or completely illiterate, that’s why the Dinka Government failed to develop.

    repondre message

    • 20 January 2017 13:29, by Dinka-Defender-General

      Fair Man, there are two ways a person can gain experiences or leadership. One, by hand on training which majority of South Sudan leaders did during the civil war. Second, by education. Akol did not learn any leader skill during the civil war because he went to Refugee Camp in Kenya during 1990s when he was P. Kiir bodyguard and then for asylum. He came back after P. Kiir took office in 2005.

      repondre message

      • 20 January 2017 13:42, by Dinka-Defender-General

        Continue... therefore, governor Gregory had gained hand on experiences during the civil war. Also P. Kiir needs to be very careful when he appointed his families to the leadership positions because if Dinka communities rise against them. It will be disaster to the entire families. Dinkas communities are silent right now, but it will not last forever. Therefore, sharing the job is the wise things.

        repondre message

        • 20 January 2017 13:53, by Dinka-Defender-General

          Fair Man, I don’t have any problem with people who are elected to the leadership positions because community chooses them. However, I have a problem with appointees especially when you appointed your family members. I never choose my family members as my bodyguards or promoted them to the leadership position. I can do both of these things, but that is not the proper way for leaders to operate.

          repondre message

Comment on this article



The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.



Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


The AUHIP needs to revisit its modus operandi 2018-12-15 19:00:42 By Gibril Ibrahim The latest round of the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP)’s consultations with Sudanese parties in Addis Ababa (December 9 -13) ended in failure for reasons (...)

The influence of facetious leaders in South Sudan 2018-12-03 18:44:28 By Daniel Abushery Daniel It's like that old saying, "Everybody's talking about the weather, but nobody ever does anything about it:" Public consultation is essential and healthy where there are (...)

Will Khartoum peace agreement bring reform or maintain tyranny? 2018-12-01 05:41:01 By Duop Chak Wuol Known for operating with a vicious precision, his trademark is ruthlessness, and how he manoeuvres his political rivals is irrefutably effective. Salva Kiir, the man in (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Progress observed at end of second month of R-ARCSS implementation 2018-10-22 06:44:02 Press Release 21 October 2018 South Sudanese government released 24 detainees in the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement said the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) (...)

4th Annual Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum Announced for 25th October 2018 2018-10-15 12:38:14 PRESS RELEASE OCTOBER 14, 2018 Africa’s leading entrepreneurship-focused philanthropic organisation, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), has announced October 25, 2018, as the date for its (...)

Unity State community in Kenya supports Khartoum peace agreement 2018-08-17 08:33:21 PRESS STATMENT 14th Aug, 2018 Re: We shall Rally behind Khartoum Peace Agreement The Unity State Community Association in Kenya was established in 2010 to organize and mobilize the people of (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2018 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.