South Sudan: President Salva Kiir Mayardit, on Friday morning, conducted the swearing-in ceremony of Johnny Ohisa Damian is, the Governor of the Bank of South Sudan. Along with Addis Ababa Othow Akongdit, 1st Deputy Governor and John Maciek Acuoth, 2nd Deputy Governor of the Bank of South Sudan.
The oath-taking ceremony was administered in the Office of the President by the Chief Justice, Chan Reech Madut.
During the ceremony, President Salva Kiir Mayardit urged the new appointees to do what is right for the interest of the people of South Sudan, regardless of whether some people don’t like it.
The President assured the new appointees that it is not an easy task they are taking on. Congratulating and wishing them luck before they perform their duties successfully is needless. He encouraged them to let their work speak for itself.
The Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Hon. Dr Martin Elia Lomoro said, “You are a team of young professionals, and if you don’t succeed, it will be unfortunate. The Minister continued to advise the group to join hands with the President in his priority to provide the necessary financial services to the people. “The President is making changes because he wants services to be delivered to the people.” Dr. Martin Elia Lomoro. He concluded by saying, “We don’t want to hear stories of reforms, all we need to hear and see are the results in the financial sector.”
The Minister of Finance and Planning, Dier Tong Ngor, commented on his in-depth understanding of the challenges that face the bank of South Sudan. From his experience as former Governor of the bank, he pledges to create a strong work relationship with the team to ensure that the bank meets the priorities of the People of South Sudan.
He congratulated the President for choosing professionals with extensive experience in the banking sector. He believes that they will correctly manage the public finances to overall achieve economic growth for the Country.
The newly appointed Governor of the Bank of South Sudan, Johnny Ohisa, acknowledged that it is a big responsibility and made assurances that they will manage the resources correctly.
He said that they are well aware of the expectations of the people of South Sudan and will work united as a team to fulfil them.
The governor concluded by saying, “We can make changes that will advance the people within the next two years. This can be done by implementing the monetary policies.”