Archive for May 6, 2019


By Marial Mabor Turic, Rumbek, Lakes State

Western Lakes State governor John Deng Mamer Yuol addressing a rally in Rumbek
Western Lakes State governor John Deng Mamer Yuol addressing a rally in Rumbek

Monday, May 6, 2019 (PW) —- Flinching a brief, political disparities in Lakes had never been a honeymoon, and the fact remains the politics has been a game of deprivation, denial and unequal participation of our varied communities. Following the list below of our prominent figures who led our current states as governors, much would be learned and realized from them depending on the political environment each of them had endured.

1. Hon. John Lat

2. Hon. Daniel Awet Akot

3. Hon. Telar Ring Deng

4. Hon. Chol Tong Mayay

5. Maj Gen Matur Chut Dhuol

6. Hon. Makoi Bol Kodi

7. Maj Gen Matur Chut Dhuol

8. Hon. John Deng Mamer

Hon. John Lat Makoi, who assumed gubernatorial leadership of our state after the Comprehensive Peace Agreement was signed in Naivasha Kenya 2005. Hon. John Lat, who hails from Cueibet currently Gok State was a former Chief of Military Intelligence was appointed by Dr. John Garang, as he was tasked to intervened in what was levelled to be the worst internal crisis ever in the country.

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