South Sudan diplomat dies

Amb. Jwokgwen Severio Yukwan Ayik


South Sudan Ambassador to Belgium has passed on in Juba on Monday. According to the family, Amb. Jwokgwen Severio Yukwan Ayik died of diabetes and malaria.

He was 64 years old when he succumbed to illness. Severio has been a diplomat since 1980s while in Khartoum, Sudan. He worked for several foreign missions after being appointed the Second Secretary in Sudan.

A family member said the Ambassador could not return to Belgium on time due to the lockdown over the coronavirus