1 February 2013

South Sudan: Newly Appointed Police Boss Sworn Into Office

press release

Juba — As the people of South Sudan have a lot of expectations of quick changes for better, secured and suitable country to live in, the newly appointed Inspector General of Police Lt. General Pieng Deng Kuol Arop was sworn into office today before the President of the Republic H.E Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit, in an official swearing in ceremony organized in the Office of the President.

The swearing in ceremony was conducted by the Chief Justice of the Republic of South Sudan, Justice Chan Rec Madut, and was attended by the Presidential Advisor on Legal Affairs Justice Telar Ring Deng, minister in the Office of the President Hon. Emmanuel LoWilla, minister of Interior Hon. Alison Manani Magaya and his deputy Gen. Salva Mathok, and senior officials in the Office of the President.

After the swearing in ceremony, the sworn in inspector General of Police Lt. Gen. Pieng Deng Kuol Arop was promoted to the rank of General. In addition to that, the newly appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj. Gen. Andrew Kuol Nyuon was also sworn into office, in the same occasion and was promoted to the Rank of Lt. General.

After the swearing in ceremony, the Inspector General of Police thanked the President of the Republic for the trust he has given to him to lead the institution that protects the life of people. He said that in spite of the huge challenges he will devote his time and energy to the service of South Sudan people and he will make use of all the resources available to protect and secure the life of his people.

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