AUTHOR: Ibasi Patricia Tobs | PUBLISHED: October 3, 2023
Johnny Ohisa Damian, ex-governor of the Bank of South Sudan | Credit| Courtesy
President Salva Kiir on Monday evening issued several decrees replacing officials at the central bank; Ministry of Finance and Planning; Ministry of Trade and Industry; and National Revenue Authority (NRA).
Johnny Ohisa Damian, governor of the Bank of South Sudan; Athian Diing Athian, commissioner general of NRA; and Mary Akech Taban, undersecretary at the trade ministry were all relieved of their duties.
In a separate republican decree read out on the South Sudan Broadcasting Cooperation (SSBC), Kiir also sacked Addis Ababa Othow, the first deputy governor of central bank; and John Machiek Achuoth, the second deputy governor of the bank.
Also, Kuol Daniel Ayulo got relieved from the position of the first undersecretary finance ministry and transferred to the trade ministry as undersecretary.
In addition, the president appointed James Alic Garang as the new governor of Central Bank, Samuel Yanga Mikaya as the new first deputy governor of central bank, and Nyiel Gordon Kuol appointed as the new second deputy governor of the bank.
Albino Dak Kur was appointed as the new deputy commissioner general of the National Revenue Authority and Malual Tap Diu was appointed as the first undersecretary of Finance in the Ministry of Finance and Planning.
While Africano Mande is elevated from the position of Deputy Commissioner General of the National Revenue Authority (NRA) to the position of commissioner general.