South Sudan's president dismisses central bank governor-Xinhua

South Sudan's president dismisses central bank governor

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2023-10-03 20:19:30

JUBA, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- President of South Sudan Salva Kiir sacked Governor of the Central Bank Johnny Ohisa Damian on Monday evening and replaced him with James Alic Garang.

In a decree televised on state-run South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation, Kiir also dismissed two deputies of the apex bank, namely Addis Ababa Othow and John Machiek Acuoth, and replaced them with Samuel Yanga Mikaya and John Machiek Acuoth.

Prior to his appointment to the central bank, Garang was the senior advisor to the executive director at the International Monetary Fund.

In another decree, Kiir sacked Commissioner-general of the National Revenue Authority Athian Diing Athian and replaced him with his deputy Africano Monday Gedima.