New Governor Arrives Aweil East State

The new Governor of Aweil East State last Friday said that his government will prioritize food security in the State.

By Agoth Abraham

AWEIL, 19 January 2016[Gurtong] - While addressing a huge gathering at the state’s capital Malual Khon Governor Deng Deng Akuei expressed his gratitude for the warm welcome accorded to him by the people.

He also said that security of the people is top of his agenda.

While talking of food security he noted that he will boost agriculture in the State followed by Health and Education.

Deng said women affirmative action increased from 25 percent to 35 percent and must be observed in all States.

Meanwhile the national Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Lily Amuk Albino Akol congratulated Deng Deng Akuei for being the first Governor of Aweil East Sate.

She however, complained of the appointment of Governors by the President that does not reflect the 35% affirmative action.


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