Jonglei anti-corruption commission chief finally sworn into office

Jonglei anti-corruption commission chief finally sworn into office

The Anti-Corruption Commission chairperson, Jonglei State, Jacob Mach, has finally been sworn into office after ironing out the issues that marred his appointment.

Speaking after he took oath of office, Mach expressed his gratitude to the government of Jonglei State and the president for his appointment

“It will be a huge opportunity for me to serve the people of Jonglei State equally and all ministries including the governor because anti-corruption is one of the governor’s advisors and to do confidential work to expose corruption within the government and I shall be faithful,” Mach said.

He appealed to the state government to work together and not to take the state back.

The legal advisor to the government of Jonglei State, Ding Akol, welcomed the appointment of Mach to the Jonglei State Anti-Corruption Commission as it is expected to oversee the activities of the state.

 “The anti-corruption commission is a very important institution in the state that monitors and supervises the activities and it is in the constitution. We welcome you to our team in the running affairs of the state, “he stated.

The chairperson of anti-corruption was supposed to be sworn in together with his colleagues early last month but was never initiated due to the mysterious loss of his appointment letter.

Those who were sworn in by the time included the state minister of finance, state advisor on gender and commissioner of Akobo County

Jonglei State Governor, Denay Chagor, said the hailed the position held by the chairperson of the anti-corruption saying it represents the people.

 “As the state government, we have confidence that you will contribute to what Jonglei is trying to build and I am very happy to welcome you here and congratulate you for winning the trust of the national government,” he said.