Governor Adil instructs JCC CEO to supervise institution activities
AUTHOR: Ibasi Patricia Tobs | PUBLISHED: September 16, 2023
Hon. Emmanuel Khamis Richard, the Commissioner of Lainya County | Courtesy
The Governor of Central Equatoria State Emmanuel Adil in a gubernatorial decree on Friday evening assigned the Chief Executive Officer of Juba City Council, Can. Martin Simon Wani to Supervise the General Activities of Juba City Council until a substantive Mayor is appointed as soon as possible.
He relieves Emmanuel Khamis Richard who has been acting as the Mayor of Juba City Council since the removal of Michael Ladu-Allah-Jabu and his deputy Thiik Thiik Mayardit from their duties in June.
The removal of Khamis comes after lawmakers, women activists, civil society groups and the public necessitated his removal after a viral video was seen on social media platforms of him slapping a female hawker at the Seventh-day Adventist roundabout.
In the physical assault incident, Khamis was also seen carrying two pistols in his hand.
The gubernatorial decree seen by The Radio Community read.
For the Assignment of the Commissioner of Lainya County, Hon. Emmanuel Khamis Richard as the Caretaker Mayor of Juba City Council, Central Equatoria State.
Therefore, the Governor immediately Directs the Chief Executive Officer of Juba City Council, Can. Martin Simon Wani to Supervise the General Activities of Juba City Council until a substantive Mayor is appointed as soon as possible.
This Gubernatorial Decree comes into effect from Friday,15 September,2023.