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S. Sudan’s Kiir sacks police chief, governors


February 17, 2018 (JUBA) – South Sudan President, Salva Kiir on Friday removed the country’s police chief as well as two state governors.

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South Sudanese president Salva Kiir (AFP)

Kiir’s directive was announced on the state-owned television (SSBC).

The South Sudanese leader appointed Majak Akech Malok as the country’s Inspector General of Police, replacing Saeed Chawul Lom.

Malok was director general of nationality, passport and immigration.

Kiir, in a separate directive, removed Tonj state governor Akech Tong Aleu and his Yei River state counterpart, David Lokonga Moses, replacing replaced them with Anthony Bol Madut and Emanuel Adil respectively.

The president also removed nine ambassadors from service in the ministry of foreign affairs. They included George Francis Nazario, Emanuel Yohanis Yor, Christopher Leonard Jada, Mohamed Ismail Faraj, Jago Arop Yor, Nyawaragak Joshua Dei Weang, Zahra Mohamed Hassan, Kamal John and Isaac Weal Majak.

The South Sudanese leader’s directive gave no reasons for the new changes.


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  • 18 February 07:57, by Mayendit

    I disagree with the appointment of Anthony Bol Madut Bol as a governor of Tonj State, because he is too rude, alluding, favoritism, uneducated, a killer and nepotism who love to divided people even when it is simple thing. President Kiir made wrong choice. Victor Atem Atem was a good choice and best person on Gagrial State but Bol Madut Bol is unacceptable in Tonj State. There are educated in Tonj

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  • 18 February 08:06, by Mayendit

    I think the appointment of gen, Anthony Bol Madut Bol indicated that, president Salve Kiir Mayardit is not looking for those people who are absolutely more qualified educators to help him shape up the meltdown that economic and broken government system. Bol Madut is a primary 4 late English and has nothing in his mind than killing people and there is nothing he will contribute to State building T.

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    • 18 February 08:33, by jubaone

      What else did you expect? Nothing and that is why your junk jienge states will remain just open luaks, chaos, disorderly and anarchy. Even monkeys have a degree of order and system. This explains the fact that, even without war in Jiengeland, with all looted monies, nothing ever will happen. You have to be developed bcoz, you can’t do that on your own. Worthless

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    • 18 February 15:56, by lino

      Ya Mayendit,

      You guys started to understand how things work now in Juba!!! Nothing left for Kiir to do now in the country! Just leave the leadership and exist the land of South Sudan immediately!!! The peace loving leaders are doing now except the corrupted, rudest link Bol Madut as Kiir, worst educated leaders.

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  • 19 February 00:17, by Uncle J

    Salva Kiir made a good replacement in Tonj State, Anythony Bol Madut doesn’t play around when it comes to insecurity of people. Now that he is a governor peace will return to Tonj State, inter-clan clashes in Tonj State will stop. Bol Madut or Andrew Kuach Mayol replacement is a great replacement. People think they are not educated but they know the system of ruling people.

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    • 19 February 03:38, by Mayendit

      Uncle J.
      Insecurity was been stop by former governor gen, Akech Tong Aleu. Bol Madut Bol had murders 36 people during the 21st civil war within Tonj communities but none from his community not among them. The governor should be someone who has education like Andrew Kuac Mayol, Akol Koor, Anei Kueidit, prof, Augustino Mayai Mourter, Mawien Makol Ariik, etc, but this man Bol Madut is stupid, rude.

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