Bor Mayor rejects dismissal order, after being reportedly dismissed from the SPLM party
Dr. Agot Alier who was recently relieved from the position of Mayor of Bor town has rejected the order of dismissal saying it is “illegal.”
According to eye radio report seen by NCMP, on Thursday, Dr. Agot Alier was fired from the job after being reportedly dismissed from the ruling SPLM party in the state.
It is worthy of note that Jonglei state Deputy Governor, who is also the interim chairperson of the SPLM in the state, authorized the dismissal. His dismissal comes less than a month after being appointed by Jonglei state Governor Denay Jock Chagor.
According to the Juba-based media house, eye radio, the mayor reject the decree,saying it is null and void and has no legal holding.
Dr. Agot was appointed Mayor of Bor Municipality on March 22, 2021, after the establishment of the state government.He previously served as the Commissioner of Bor County.
According to Antipas Nyok, Dr. Agot was removed from SPLM on the “recommendation of a disciplinary committee” and based on “SPLM values and ethics.
Dr. Agot Alier Leek by the order, is to vacate the SPLM position of Mayor of Bor Municipality with immediate effect on the date of losing SPLM membership on May 13, 2021.
But the mayor said the legal ground that was processed was not there, so he broached that there is nothing to comment on.