Juba : The newly created Akobo state governor Gabriel Gai Riam who was appointed on Monday was removed this evening in a presidential decree read on state run SSBC.
There was no reason given prior to his dismissal.
Gai was appointed while in Nairobi, early today, he landed in Juba international airport and received at the airport by number of state officials and escorted to hotel where he gets accommodated.
Lt General Johnson Gony Biliu appointed as state governor.
General Biliu was a sector commander of greater upper Nile.
In a separate development, Boma state governor Baba medan relieved and Ismeal Konyi repleces him.