Abyei Chief Administrator back in Abyei

Abyei Chief Administrator Hon. Kuol Deim Kuol alighting from a plane at Agok Airstrip in Abyei Administrative upon his return from Juba on an official trip on 11/03/2022 | Credit: Deng Korchiek Ayom. | AIRS

The Chief Administrator of Abyei Administrative Area Hon. Kuol Deim Kuol has arrived in Abyei Administrative Area from Juba.

Upon his arrival at Agok Airstrip, Hon. Kuol thanked the people of Abyei for their patience and resilience in difficult time.  The leader added that the President of South Sudan Salva Kiir has promised him to calm the situation.

The head of the administration was in Juba to present a report on the security situation in Abyei to South Sudan Council of States on the 3rd of March.

 He also met President Kiir on Wednesday and briefed him on the situation in the area following repeated attacks.

Hon. Kuol appealed to public to be patient as they wait for investigation. He revealed that the Agok attack investigation committee will arrive on Saturday in Twic County of Warrap State.

In February, communal clashes between communities in Twic County in Warrap State and Abyei Administrative Area left more than twenty people dead in Agok.