19 Jan 2018

 

Rumbek Town Mayor Sworn Into Office

The Town Mayor of Rumbek Municipality on Tuesday took oath of office in front of the Acting Deputy Governor of Western Lakes State.

By Mabor Riak Magok

RUMBEK, 20 December 2017 [Gurtong]-The Acting Governor of Western Lakes State, Lois Agum Ruben Macir urged the Mayor to work hard to improve basic social services such as security, taxes and the economy in Rumbek Municipality.

She said that the government of Western Lakes State will cooperate with the Mayor to improve the situation of Rumbek.

The newly appointed Mayor, Mawet Manuer Kok thanked the Governor of Western Lakes State, Major General, Matur Chut Dhuol for the trust bestowed upon him as the Mayor of Rumbek Municipality.

“I will make sure that there is good governance because Rumbek Municipality is a new position for Western Lakes State and is also a challenge for me to be the first appointed person as the Mayor of Rumbek municipality. So my colleagues I am going to try my best and I will work together with you because this is the new system in Western Lakes State,” said the Mayor.

The people of Western Lakes State acknowledged and appreciated the States’ government decision to promote Rumbek to a municipality.

“The decision of promoting Rumbek County to be a municipality will enhance the collection of revenues and equitable distribution of resources in Rumbek town,”said a resident of Rumbek.


 

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