January 22, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir has appointed Major General Matur Chut as caretaker governor of Lakes state, a day after removing governor Chol Tong Mayay, according to a presidential decree broadcast by South Sudan Television (SSTV) on Tuesday. Kiir initially put deputy governor Mabor Achol Kuer temporarily in charge. Chut was one of 35 top military officers removed from active military service and put on a reserve list “until they are reassigned” in a (...)
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