Imatong: Speaker And Deputy Elected, Commissioners, Administrators Sworn In

Newly appointed law makers in Imatong State have been sworn into office as a Deputy Governor is elected.

Imatong: Speaker And Deputy Elected, Commissioners, Administrators Sworn In
County Commissioners and Chief Administrators, pose for a group photo after the swearing in ceremony in Torit, Imatong State capital [Photo| Peter Lokale]

By Peter Lokale Nakimangole

TORIT, 03 March 2016 [Gurtong] – On Monday, the State Legislative Assembly was sworn in and thereafter immediately moved to elect its leadership; Hon. Ben Loki P. and Hon. Ofis Asada Otome as Speaker and Deputy respectively.

The event was witnessed by the Imatong State Governor, Nartisio Loluke Manir, presided by President of the High Court's, His Justice Bul Lul,

Imatong Members of Parliament (MPs) totaling 27, were sworn in.

On Wednesday, at State Secretariat General's Council of Ministers' Hall, in Torit  four County Commissioners and three Chief Administrators were sworn in.

Hon. Ben Kingston Loduk retainsed his position as Magwi County Commissioner together with Hon. Col. Imillio Igga Alamas for Pageri Administrative Area as Chief Administrator.

Also sworn in during the Wednesday's colorful occasion was Torit’s County Commissioners
 Vigilio Benard and Ikwoto County Commissioner Capt. Salvatore Abdallah and Kidepo Valley Administrative Area's Chief Hon. Claudio Opwonya.

Ukal Kawony and Severino Loful Hobon who have now become County Commissioners and Chief Administrator, for Lopa County and Lafon Administrative Area respectively, were part of the Wednesday's colorful event.

Torit Mayor, His Lordship Eddy William Ponsiona Mute with his Deputy Celestino Muras, were also sworn in during the same occasion.

The new Mayor took the seat from Hon. John Savio Otwor who served for less than a week before the regime was dissolved by the President of South Sudan.

The Governor encouraged the law makers to work hard for the people of the State as he encouraged them to remain united for a common purpose.

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