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Jonglei State Deputy Governor Antipas Nyok meets President Kiir

Juba, South Sudan,

June 25, 2021 – The Deputy Governor of Jonglei State Antipas Nyok has met President Salva Kiir Mayardit at his office in Juba to discuss insecurity and a plethora of other challenges engulfing the State.

Jonglei State Deputy Governor Antipas Nyok meets president Kiir
Deputy Governor of Jonglei State Antipas Nyok (L) and President Salva Kiir (photo credit: Presidential Press Unit)

Antipas, whose critics say has turned into an insubordinate against the leadership of Governor Denay Chagor took to his Facebook Friday saying the meeting between him and Mr. Kiir was a success.

“It was such a great opportunity meeting the president of the Republic H.E Gen Salva Kiir Mayardit in his office today,” he wrote.

“Top on the agenda of our meeting was challenges facing the state of Jonglei and its people. I also briefed His Excellency the President on the progress made in the implementation of the Revitalized peace agreement,” he added.

Antipas said their meeting also discussed the SPLM party’s internal affairs calling the meeting fruitful.

“Other issues discussed were the challenges facing our party the SPLM, peace, and security in the state. The meeting was fruitful and I wish the people of Jonglei state constant progress,” Antipas said.

The Deputy Governor said sacrificial leadership from the gubernatorial ranks has brought an end to the water crisis in the State.

“Sacrifice is to see the lives of our people improve and today we are happy the few days SPLM has been on the ground in Bor, we have defeated the war against water,” he said.

“We shall also defeat other challenges facing our people and we shall create a decent society for all of us together. Greetings to the people of the entire Jonglei state from the President,” Antipas said on his official Facebook page.

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