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Kiir makes changes in Civil Aviation Authority, appoints CEO

November 17, 2017 | No comment
South Sudan Civil Aviation Authority

President Salva Kiir has dissolved and reconstituted the Civil Aviation Authority board of directors. The president in a decree on Thursday evening removed the following board members:

  1. Agasio Akol Tong – Chairperson
  2. Mark Nyipuoch Obang – Member
  3. David Ukuir Akuei – Member
  4. Capt. Muktahr Swaka – Member
  5. Cirillo Mawien – Member
  6. Capt. John David Subek Dada – Member

In another decree Kiir made the following members to new the board of directors of South Sudan Civil Aviation Authority:

  1. Agasio Akol Tong – Chairperson
  2. Capt David Martin Hassan – Member
  3. Capt Badrudeen Sule – Member
  4. Thomas Duoth Guet – Member
  5. Akol Koor Kuc – Member
  6. Capt. John David Subek Dada – Secretary
  7. Yusuf Baba Dema – Member

Kiir also appointed Capt. John David Subek Dada as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Civil Aviation Authority.

Kiir also made an order forming a security committee to oversee security reforms at Juba International Airport. The committee that has membership from security and other government departments has the following members:

  1. Obote Mamur Mete (Minister National Security) – Chairperson
  2. James Ajongo Mawut (Chief of Defense Force – SPLA) – Member
  3. Saeed Chawul Lom (Inspector General of Police) – Member
  4. Lt. General Thomas Duoth Guet (Director of External Security Bureau, National Security Service) – Member
  5. Lt. General Akol Koor Kuch (Director of Internal Security Bureau, National Security Service) – Member
  6. Majok Mading Majok (Legal Administor in the office of president) – Member
  7. Stephen Wani Michael (Mayor of Juba City) – Member
  8. John David Subek Dada (Chief Executive Officer, Civil Aviation Authority) – Secretary

According to the order, the new committee is to oversee security process at JIA, review security at JIA and align the airport to the international best practices and other experiences deemed necessary.

The committee is to present its findings to the president in 3 weeks.