General John Akot Maluth
General John Akot Maluth

President Salva Kiir has sacked Lt. General John Akot Maluth, the Director-General for the Directorate of Civil Registry, Nationality, Passports and Immigration on Thursday night.

Lt. Gen. Atem Marol Biar was appointed the new director-general for the Directorate of Civil Registry, Nationality, Passports and Immigration.

Before his appointment, General Atem was the Assistant Inspector General of Police for General Training and Human Resource Development.

Gen. John Akot Maluth replaced Gen. Majak Akech Malok in June 2018.

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