March 4, 2021(Nyamilepedia) — The Warrap State governor sworn in the newly appointed government officials in Kuajok town on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.
The swearing in of these officials came just a day after the president delegated powers to the State governors to swear in the officials.
Speaking after the event, the governor told the officials to unite as one government and build the state.
“We are told to be servants of the people. The peace deal has been reached and peace has brought us together again. So, we are told not to call ourselves IO, IG, SSOA and OPP, we are told to remain as government and build the state,” Aleu said.
Cabinet Affairs Minister Akec Tong Aleu who spoke on behalf of the Warrap state cabinet called on the people of Warrap State to embrace peace and tranquility.
“People of Warrap State actually do what you want? What do you want? The President of the Republic is your son and you are still fighting. Wanthalel Customary Laws were made in Warrap and we are not respecting the laws, instead, we are still fighting,” Minister Akec stressed.
The former governor of the now-defunct Tonj state, promised to restore law and order in the state. He appealed to the people of Warrap State to be resilient in upholding law and order.
Peter Wek, the commissioner of Gogrial West County, said they will work to ensure that peace prevails in the counties.
“My colleagues and I have promised to work for peace, security, development and prosperity for the people of Warrap State. Also, we will work hard to create good relations with neighbours,” Wek said.
Atong Manyual Lual, a women’s representative, thanked the president for appointing a woman as deputy governor of Warrap State.
“We want to appreciate you [the president] for appointing women among the men as ministers, especially the minister of health. We also thank IO for bringing a woman in a ministerial post in Warrap State,” Wek said.