Minister Of Education In Gok State Resigns
The Minister of Education, Gender and Social Welfare in Gok State, John Marik Makur has resigned citing lack of transparency and accountability, vision and direction of service delivery to the people of GoK State by Gok State Governor, Madhang Majok Meen.
The Minister of Education in Gok State, John Marik Makur [Photo by Mabor Riak]
By Mabor Riak Magok
RUMBEK, 07 February 2017 [Gurtong]-Marik said he would rather serve under someone who embraces team work, accountable and transparency.
He also alleged that money given by the national government to the State government to help upgrade internal roads and road connecting Rumbek to Ater-moc cannot be accounted for.
‘’When Gok State Governor is asked for road money which was donated by the national government, he begins to intimidate you,” said Marik.
Gok State Governor, Madhang has however, approved the resignation letter of the minister.
This is the third time for a senior government official in Gok State to resign after Victoria Akur Jongkuc, the former Minister of Education and Dr. Ater Manguak Maliep, the Director General of State Ministry of Health.
John Marik Makur who declared his resignation in the Ministry of Education had served in former Lakes State as the Speaker of State parliament for 4 years .