Don Polye

Stop your blame game: President

Duwabane made this call after National Alliance Party leader, Patrick Pruaitch, and Triumph Heritage Empowerment Party leader, Don Polye, started blaming each other for the fall of Somare’s regime.

Pruaitch told Loop PNG earlier that he never voted against the illegal removal of former prime minister Sir Michael Somare in 2011. He said he was the only one in the Government to vote against putting Peter O’Neill as Prime Minister.

Pruaitch added that it was Polye who was the power broker back then that caused the fall of Sir Michael.

​Polye questions Gamato’s decision

"The justification by Patilias Gamato is low and shallow,” says Opposition Leader Don Polye. 

“It is to do with their future in the next five years. He has lost his bearing to conduct a free, fair, democratic and safe election.

"I ask him to come to sense and do the right thing.”

Polye said some returning officers have clear evidences available to warrant for a change.

"Twenty-seven days is enough to make those genuine and necessary changes to ensure a trouble-free election.

​Polye: Health centres will be rehabilitated within 100 days

In a media statement, Polye made the promise when he toured the Gloucester Health Centre in West New Britain Province on Friday.

As well as improving the infrastructure, he said their wages and living conditions would be looked into.

"Our Triumph Heritage Empowerment Party wants all the districts to have a hospital each. Also all the LLGs to have a sub-health centre each whilst all wards to have a clinic or an aid post each.

“We will ensure they have specialist doctors, HEOs and nurses to serve our people better," he said.

Supplementary budget first agenda of new Parliament: Polye

Opposition leader and THE party Parliamentary leader, Don Polye said the supplementary budget will give more prominence to agriculture, tourism and human development.

Polye, who has been on the road campaigning for THE Party endorsed candidates nationwide, was speaking on Wednesday at Lucas Waka Primary School in Talasea LLG, West New Britain Province.

He outlined his budget strategies to raise much needed revenue to support the agriculture sectors which will come from;

​Polye challenges Bakani to facilitate debate

In a media conference on Monday in Port Moresby, Polye said the statement from Bakani stopping politicians to talk about the country’s economy during this election is very shocking.

He said the statement is very irresponsible from someone who is supposed to be guiding the people and the Government of PNG.

“It’s the people’s right to freedom of expression and freedom of speech to discuss such issues.

“He should encourage families and government to talk about the budget and how well our economy is going.”

​K250m for small scale farmers: Polye

Opposition Leader Don Pomb Polye arrived at 10.30am today (Sunday) in Papua village of Markham district to yet another rousing welcome.

Polye travelled to the village in a chopper following the completion of his three-day campaign trail in the Eastern Highlands province.

He was there not only to endorse his candidate for Markham Open, Dr. Warima Pomuso, but to launch his election campaign as well. 

Addressing locals at the village, he assured them that he would like to see the whole valley being commercialised into an agriculture zone.

Polye assures locals for stake in Yonki Hydro Project

Accompanied by his Eastern Highlands Regional candidate, Castan Maibawa, Polye entered Kainantu by helicopter to a rousing welcome where he made the assurance.

Polye claims the government had bulldozed the project without having a round table discussion to address landownership issues.

He has also promised that during his first 100 days in office, he and Kainantu Open Candidaate, Ovo Buni Kaka, would deliver a modern market facility, water supply and, sanitation and sewage project for the station.

Polye lands in Lae

He arrived today at Lae's Eriku Oval to a rousing reception, accompanied by Lae MP Loujaya Kouza, his candidates and local THE party officials.

He will launch election campaigns for his THE party candidates contesting several seats in the province.

Polye is also there to officially endorse the candidates.

(Opposition Leader being welcomed at Eriku oval by THE party supporters)

Polye to sell Oil Search shares to fund autonomy plans

Speaking in Kokopo, East New Britain, during the Triumph Heritage Empowerment Party campaign launching on Saturday Polye announced the ambitious plan.

He said the actions would be taken if THE Party forms the next Government.

Polye promised ENB autonomy and claimed that other provinces such as Eastern Highlands, Western, Milne Bay and West New Britain were also ready for autonomy.