Rebel leader Riek Machar appoints Lam Tungwar’s brother governor

Rebel leader Riek Machar appoints Lam Tungwar’s brother governor

Exiled rebel leader, Riek Machar has appointed former musician turn rebel brother, the governor of Liech State. In a letter dated 27 July Riek appoints Brigadier General Tor Tungwar Kueigong, a brother to a former musician, Lam Tungwar Kueigong.

Machar announced the appointments in a letter on Thursday, July 27th.

“Pursuant to the resolution of the SPLM-IO Political Bureau September 23, 2016, I Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon, Chairman and Commander-In-Chief, SPLM/SPLA (IO) do hereby appoint Brigadier General Tor Tungwar Kueigong the governor of Liech State with effect from with  27 July 2017.

Lam Tungwar who is currently holding a ministerial position in the government was not available for comments.

 

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