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South Sudan new cabinet minister assumes duties after appointment.

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South Sudanese parliamentary opposition leader Onyoti Adigo Nyikwec on August 31, 2011 — (Getty Images)
March 21, 2017 (JUBA) - The newly appointed South Sudanese cabinet members have taken up their duties in the various institutions to which they have been recently assigned to.

David Yauyau, the former Deputy Defence Minister told reporters on Tuesday that he started work immediately after being sworn in at an occasion presided over by President Salva Kiir on Monday.

Onyoti Adigo, the new minister of Agriculture told Sudan Tribune he was already at work, pointing to the need to the need to enc the over three-year conflict.

“The gun must be silenced and the national dialogue that has been declared by the President of the republic needs to be supported and used as an opportunity to resolve the differences,” said Adigo, who replaced Lam Akol as the representative of the alliance of political parties.

On Monday, President Kiir, along with his First Vice President, Taban Deng Gai witnessed the swearing in of two ministers, Gathoth Gatkuoth Hothnyang, the Minister of Labour, Public service and Human Resource Development and Onyoti Adigo Nyikwec, the minister of Agriculture and Food Security.

At this very same ceremony deputy Ministers of Defence and Veteran Affairs Thoi Chany Reat and deputy Minister of Labour David Yau Yau took oath of office.

After being sworn in, President Kiir asked the new officials to work for the interest of the common people.

Kiir said the country was facing a lot of challenges and it is a high time people work hard to rectify the problems facing the country.

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  • 22 March 2017 06:37, by Modongo Mundra

    they said, everyone who used to criticize the government before once integrated into the system He/She will be silence a typical example is Mr.Aten Awek Aten presidential spokesperson ( THE DRUM OF THE TRUTHs if you remembered this Author) Onyoti Adigo used to be one of the criticizer now wait let’s see if he still going to abuse the government! or maybe these people are just hunting for position

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  • 22 March 2017 08:24, by Dalta Cirea

    those are food lover. They will not rectify any thing concerning the conflict but to get their money and that it.

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    • 22 March 2017 17:00, by Redeemer

      You have all failed to give best examples,Riek Machar is the best example. He with his Boss Kiir failed the nation and after the realized that citizens are fed up, they started the war

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  • 22 March 2017 17:15, by garrak1520

    Recycling has no value. Yau from deputy Defense Minister, to wherever , minority leader to agriculture when guns are still roaring is not the solution to the problem of those who fought for their liberation from the north. Let me remind you Mr.Kiir, they fought for freedom, equality, justice and you have taken it from them after just 5 years of self respect. Time to restore all or leave.

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