South Sudan: Deputy information minister was sworn in.
South Sudan’s newly appointed deputy minister of information, communication technology, and postal services, Jacob Mayaiju Baba Korok, was sworn in last week by President Salva Kiir Mayardit.
According to a statement from the presidency, the swearing-in ceremony took place in the presidential palace and was presided over by Supreme Court Justice Ayakder Kom Awan.
According to the presidency statement, His Excellency President Salva Kiir Mayardit presided over the swearing-in ceremony of Hon Dr Jacob Mayaiju Baba Korok as Deputy Minister of Information, Communication, Technology, and Postal Services in the Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity.
It went on to claim that the Supreme Court’s Justice Ayak-der Kom Awan conducted the swearing-in ceremony in the President’s Office.
The ceremony was also attended by the minister of national security, Gen. Obuto Mamur, the minister of information, Michael Makuei, the deputy director in the president’s office, Thiik Salva Kiir Mayardit, and other elders from the Greater Pibor Administrative Area.
President Salva Kiir Mayardit reorganized the transitional government in March 2020 as part of the resurrected peace accord, and President Kiir selected Korok to replace Baba Medan Konyi last week.