The leadership of First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny has called on Unity State Governor and Chief Administrator including Abyei Administrative Area to reconsider the inappropriate sacking of paramount chiefs.
Mr. Puok Both Baluang the SPLM-IO Director of Information and Public Relations, earlier today said SPLM/SPLA (IO) noted with grieve concern the heartless dismissal of Paramount Chiefs of Rubkona County in Unity State and Chief Nyol Paguot Deng of Bongo Chiefdom in Abyie Special Administrative Area, by Hon. Joseph Nguen Monytuel and Hon. Kuol Deim Kuol, Governor of Unity State and Abyei Chief Administrator.
The SPLM-IO Director of Information and Public Relations says its noth within the mandate of Abyei Chief Administrator and Unity State Governor to sack or appoint paramount chiefs adding that any matter amounting to removal of paramount chief must be done in accordance with local laws and putting into considerations the agreement of the concerned people of that Chiefdom.
He further issued a strong warning arguing that the change of any paramount chief must be carried out in concurrence with the people of the Chiefdom and local government laws, should the need arise”,
Its interesting to note that In this the SPLM/SPLA (IO) demands the Governor of Unity State and Chief Administrator of Abyei Special Administrative Area to revoke their decisions of the dismissal of the paramount chiefs claiming that the areas are extreamely sensitive and shouldn’t be disturbed by incorrect decisions
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