Upper Nile State Gets New Government in Sudan

The new Upper Nile State Governor Brigadier Simon Kun Puoch has named his new state government.

The new appointments were announced last Saturday at the State Secretariat in Malakal.

“In accordance with the powers vested on me under article 100, Sections (1) and (2) Subsections (a) in the Constitution of Upper Nile State, and in consultation with of the Upper Nile State, and approval from the Upper Nile State Legislative Assembly and the relevant article in the constitution of Southern Sudan, I, Brigadier General Simon Kun Puoch, Governor of Upper Nile State do hereby decree the appointment of Eleven (11) Cabinet Ministers of the Government of Upper Nile State”, read a decree by the State Governor.

Also appointed were County Commissioners and Advisors.


Ayong Awer Lual : Minister of Finance, Trade and Economic Planning
James Ruac Kun: Minister of Local Government & Law Enforcement
Riek Pal Rik: Minister of Legal Affairs & Constitution Development
Chol Chuol Arop: Minister of Agriculture & Forestry
Mujkwan Kak Ajang: Minister of Minister Education, Science & Technology
Kun Monylang Ding: Minister of Physical Infrastructure & Rural Development
Peter Lam Both: Minister of Information & Broadcasting
Aban Makol Ajal: Minister of Labor & Public Services
Tabisa Gwang Agwok: Minister of Minister Parliamentary Affairs
John Thomas Reng Deng: Minister of Culture, Youth & Sport
Martha Nyamal Choat: Minister of Gender, Social Welfare & Religious Affairs


Dok Jok Dok : Political Affairs
Gabriel Tut Gatchai: Security
Dr Charles Yor Odhok : Social Services
John Khor Dieu: Peace & Reconciliation
Elijah Awan Bol: Food Security
Ludia Thomas Riek Gender & Human Right
Tipo Deng Kak: Legal Affairs
Mumma Tiger: Humanitarian Affairs

County Commissioners

Dak Tap Chuol: Nasir County
Peter Chuol Biel: Ulang County
Joseph Maker Ding: Baliet County
Gatluak Liphoth Diew: Maiwut County
Stephen Kueth Gach: Longechuk County
Joshua Wango Aman: Maban County
Deng Akuei Kak: Renk County
El Yieb Okiech : Manyo County
Akuoc Teng Ding : Meluth County
Lieutenant Colonel Pagan Ochayi Tipo: Pinyikang County
Uthor Akwoc Deng: Fashoda County
Shougi Abach Ajang: Makal County
Majak Ador Korajieng: Akoka County

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