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President Salva Kiir Sworn in New Minister Of Petroleum and Jonglei Governor

President Salva Kiir witness  swearing in ceremony presided over by the Chief Justice, Chan Reech Madut, at the State House on Friday morning. The new public officials, where the Minister of Petroleum, Eng. Awuou Daniel, and the new Governor of Jonglei, Hon. Ustaz Maker Thiong Maal.

During the swearing ceremony, President Salva Kiir urged the new constitutional post holders to serve the people of South Sudan, advising the new governor of Jonglei to serve all the people of Jonglei equally.

President Kiir advised Eng. Awuou Daniel, being a well-informed technocrat, to stamp out corruption in the oil sector and revive the economy through the petroleum industry.

In addition, President Kiir expressed confidence in governor Maker Thiong noting he was confident of his ability to end the perennial cattle rustling and child abduction in Jonglei and neighbouring states.

On their parts, Presidential advisor on Military Affairs, Daniel Awet Akot and the Minister of Information, Michael Makuei Lueth conveyed messages of encouragement to the two leaders so that services are delivered equally to the people.

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