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South Sudan president sacks Imatong governor


February 10, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has issued an executive order sacking the governor of his newly created Imatong state in Eastern Equatoria region.

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Governor Nartisio Loluke Manir

President Kiir, according to the order broadcast by the state owned South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation, removed Nartisio Loluke from his position and replaced him with Tobiolo Alberto.

The order did not cite any reason for moving out office an official who portrays himself in the area as the staunch supporter of the president and his leadership style.

However, his supporters extend an accusing finger to his predecessor Louis Lobong Lojore, governor of Namurnyang now changed to Kapaeta State, citing previous differences between the two officials.

Nartisio was the first deputy governor of Lojore after his appointment governor of Eastern Equatoria state in 2010. But later he was removed from his position after he fell out with Lobong due to conflict of interests and political ambitions.


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  • 11 February 2017 04:41, by Marol Wang

    It is not new to hear orders on State TV as an adicted styje in President Kiir leadership, the question is what was the reasons for removal. The governor represent people, he might have some charges listed for update.....

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  • 11 February 2017 05:00, by Marol Wang

    I always hear orders or decree on State TV a style for African leaders which is different with Executive orders of the Westerm World which they discuss before posting it for public note.

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  • 11 February 2017 06:20, by Fair Man

    Kill by sword, die by sword
    Those appointed Governors of the so-called 32 or 36 States are mistaken to always celebrate their appointment. Appointment is like a honey moon after wedding but removal is a funeral. A decree that appointed you can be withdrawn anytime without your knowledge. People didn’t elect you, thus no public support. Come alone go alone.

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  • 11 February 2017 09:16, by Kush Natives

    Mr. President,
    What’s really going on in your world? This is a very terrible habits, rather then what you always think. Your scary degrees demoralized your government workers, let alone rebels. Why always no citation, if those governors, ministers & organize forces officers done wrong? You MUST explain, why are you simply humiliating your comrades, who stood with this naked government from day1

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    • 11 February 2017 09:36, by Kush Natives

      __Con. I am not talking in an interrogatory term at all. When I said, those who stood with this naked government, it doesn’t mean that, this new fired or sacked governor is one of those whom stood with this naked government. I mean, Mr. president, your government already betrayed your descendent SPLM/A historic. Deal with your degrees sir! fire everything as you can_____!

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  • 11 February 2017 12:10, by Philosopherking

    Here we go again, an incompetent president who doesn’t know what it means to lead or govern! Hands off the states idiot, & focus on national issues! South Sudanese, this is what you get when you have an illiterate as a president; war, corruption, tribalism, ethnic cleaning, collapsed economy, insecurity! All Dinka should be outraged by this stupidity, but they choose to & support their failed idio

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    • 13 February 2017 10:57, by PEACE FOR ALL

      Looks at this Idiot called Philisoperking, is the new appointed governor a Dinka? No, what is wrong with you people. The Former governor is a bid rebel, why? because people are being killed, looted, rape Along Magui-Torit, road and Juba-Torit road by bandits. but he is reporting that the security is normal. people are burn alive in vehicles by bandit but he says security is ok.

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      • 13 February 2017 11:07, by PEACE FOR ALL

        it is our recommendation to the President we the residents of Imatong State to remove the former governor and appointed the new governor. we have suffered a lot on the ground here but some idiots siting somewhere are talking shits. The bones of our dear beloved brothers who killed and burn on 16 January 2017 are still laying on Torit-Juba road but the former governor did visit/see their remains.

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        • 13 February 2017 11:13, by PEACE FOR ALL

          Enough is Enough for him to go. Now the next Bandit to be degreed out is the Mayor of Torit. our recommendation to the new governor is to degree him out first for the security stability in this state. they are the commanders of the bandits while they pretending that they are working with the government. now time has come. they be kicked out one by one.
          PEACE FOR ALL

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  • 11 November 2017 04:54, by jenniferbrownz

    It is not new to hear orders on State TV as an adicted styje in President Kiir leadership, the question is what was the reasons for removal. The governor represent people, he might have some charges listed for update.....
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