By Mabor Riak Magok
RUMBEK, 27 January 2017 [Gurtong]-Speaking to the crows in Rumbek , the national Minister of Information, Akol Paul Kordit gave a message of condolences to the family of the late and to the people of Western Lakes State .
“This morning President Salva Kiir Mayardit came to Juba International airport to see off the body of late chief justice and former president of the Supreme Court of South Sudan, John Wol Makec. Salva Kiir Mayardit explained that Justice, John Wol Makec was an honest, trustworthy and committed person” said Akol Paul Kordit.
The Governor of Western Lakes State, Abraham Makoi Bol Kodi urged the bereaved family thanked the President of the republic of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit for the support and the facilitation of the body to Rumbek.
Late John Wol Makec Mangok Ayiu was born on the 1st of January 1940 and passed away on the 17th of January 2017 in Juba. Hewill be buried in his home town in Rumbek.
The former Chief Justice John Wol Makec served during the interim period as the President of the Supreme Court of South Sudan from 2005 till July 2011.