Government formation

Juffa backs Goroka camp

Sam Basil’s PANGU Party are camped in the heart of mainland Papua New Guinea to lure numbers to form the country’s next government.

Juffa, who spent his first 5 years in the National Parliament as a middle and opposition bench MP, vowed to be vocal on national issues.           

“I have no problem in staying in the Opposition, so I can speak my mind to represent the interest of my people,” Juffa said in a media conference in Port Moresby today.

“But I am very interested in forming the next government.

​Parties, Independents team up

PANGU Party Leader Sam Basil met with Sir Mekere Morauta, who represented the Independents, and Leader of PNG National Party, Kerenga Kua, in Port Moresby over the weekend, to discuss the camping arrangements for their groups.