New Jonglei State Government Formed in Sudan

The State Governor Kuol Manyang Juuk announced the new government on Monday and was subsequently endorsed by the State Legislative Assembly on the same day.

In the new government, the numbers of ministerial positions have been increased from 9 to 15 as well as the creation of the Anti-corruption and Public Service Commissions.

The County Commissioners and advisors were also named.

The SPLM forms the bulk of the new Ministers while the National Congress Party (NCP) is yet to nominate a minister to take the Physical Infrastructure docket.

Below are the new appointments:


Kengen Joker Beyo – Minister of Cabinet Affairs
Gabriel Gai Riem -Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
James Mayen Oka – Minster of Legal Affairs
Ding Akol Ding – Minister of Local Government
To be named by NCP – Minister for Physical Infrastructure.
Aquila Maluth Mam – Minister of Finance and Economic Planning
Mayen Ngor Atem – Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
Rachael Nyandak Paul – Minister of Public Services and Labour
Mrs Potho Ojulu Okoth – Minister of Cooperatives and Rural Development
Nyang Lul Gai – Minister of Fisheries and Livestock
Ogato Cham Gilo – Minister of Social Services
Mrs Redentia Alphorns Arop – Minister of Health
Stephen Par Kuol – Minister of Education, Science and Technology
Gberial Duop Lam – Minister of Law Enforcement
Isaac Ajiba – Minister of Information and Telecommunication


Suzan Lith Aluong: Gender Affairs
Buoth Chuol Nyout: Political Affairs
Mathiang Malual Mabur: Special Mission
Judy Jonglei Boyoris: Community Securities
Chuol Dieu Teny: Community Development
Deng Alier Mading: Education and Youth Development

Chairpersons of Commissions

John Matien Kuol
Daniel Deng Kut

Commissioners of Jonglei Counties

Maker Lual Kuol: Bor County
Akot Maze Adikir: Pibor County
Tut Puok Nyang: Uror County
James Maliut Ruie: Fangak Counties
Okelle Didimo Oriek: Pochalla County
Dau Akoi Jurkuc: Twic East County
Aluong Machuor Kulang: Duk County
Goi Jooyul Yoal: Akobo County
Colonel Isaac Kuach Duoth: Nyirol County
James Aleu Mijak: Piegi County
Brigadier Thoi Ruai Ret: Ayod County

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