March 6, 2015 (Nyamilepedia)—The governor of Liech state, Brig Gen. Ruai Kuol Jal has appointed Weirial Puok Baluang as his press secretary.
Governor Ruai Kuol said the new press secretary will handle all his media-related matters.
“To all concerned media outlet, I wish to inform you to cooperate with above person for any kind of information related to media dissemination,” Ruai told Nyamilepedia
However, this is the first time for governors from SPLM-IO to appoint a press secretary in an area.
A former member of the national legislative assembly, Jal was the commissioner of Rubkotna county in Unity state prior to South Sudan’s cessation from Sudan in July 2011.
Cde. Weirial Puok, who has been active both in the media and at the front-lines, has been the governor’s choice. His relatives, fans and friends on social media are spamming his timelines in congratulations.
“Weirial is the best person to lead the press in the state” said a commentator on Facebook.
Below is the endorsement letter showing the appointment of Cde. Werial Puok Gatyiel: