A farewell party for the outgoing chief administrator of Abyei Administrative Area, Kuol Alor Kuol, was held on Monday evening in Abyei town. The ceremony was organized by Abyei Administrative Area Secretariat.
Ring Deng, Secretary General of Abyei Administrative Area, says representatives of Abyei legislative council, chiefs, and acting administrator gave speeches. He says the new chief administrator, thanked the former chief administrator, Kuol Alor for his three year-service. This is the first time to organize a farewell party for the outgoing leader and official handover of the office.
Kuol Alor was appointed as the chief administrator of Abyei Administrative Area in 2017. While Kuol Deim Kuol was decreed in as the new leader of Abyei Administrative Area, a contested region between Sudan and South Sudan by the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir on 29th June, 2020. It is one month now, since he assumed office, but nobody has an idea when Deim will announce his administration.