Govt calls surprise vote of confidence

The Government has just called a vote of confidence in its own leader, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, and quickly voted for it, 78 to 2.

Leader of government business James Marape  moved a motion for a vote of confidence in the Prime Minister.

Those in the chamber  have just voted .. 78 members voted for the PM and 2 against.

The two who voted against the motion are Oro Governor Gary Juffa and Goilala MP William Samb

Parliament has just been adjourned to 3rd November for the tabling of the annual budget.

Joy Kisselpar