President Kiir Relieves Eastern And Western Lakes State Governors
President Salva Kiir Mayardit in a presidential decree has relieved the two State Governors of Western Lakes and Eastern Lakes States, Abraham Makoi Bol Kodi and Rin Tueny Mabor respectively.
Eastern Lakes Governor, Rin Tueny Mabor left and Western Lakes State Governor, Abraham Makoi Bol [Photo by Mabor Riak]
By Mabor Riak Magok
RUMBEK, 01 March 2017 [Gurtong]-President Kiir then reappointment the former Governor of the defunct Lakes State, Major General Matur Chut Dhuol as the Governor of Western Lakes State replacing Abraham Makoi Bol While Bor Philip was appointed as the Governor of Eastern Lakes State replacing Rin Tueny Mabor.
The reasons for the removals were not mentioned in the decree.