The Office of the Chief Magistrate has three main departments under it, the Department of Administration which oversee personnel matters and the working environment by a Director and an assistant, the Department of Treasury of which oversees the financial matters of SMG by a Treasurer and 2 staff, the Department Legal Affairs that overseen by a Prosecutor. Under the Department of Administration there three divisions. A division of Public Safety supervised by a Chief Police and 16 Officers, a division of Public Works that supervised by Chief of Public Work and 7 staffs and a division of Youth and Social Affairs that operates by a Chief of Youth and Social Affairs Coordinator.
okehs Municipal Government was first governed under a charter government in 1958 and later transitioned to a constitutional government. The first elected Chief Magistrate of Sokehs was the late honorable Kalio Artui who was also the Paramount Chief (Nanmwarki) at that time. Chief Artui served from 1958-1960 and did not seek re-election. Second elected Chief Magistrate was a prominent minister, the late hon