Governor William Powi

SHP election petition trial stayed

Governor William Powi and his lawyers obtained the stay after the petition trial commenced on Monday.

The election petition over the Southern Highlands regional seat commenced on Monday in regards to two grounds; the premature declaration of William Powi, as Governor on 27 September 2017 in absence of an absolute majority, and the question of declaration under ‘special circumstances’ in accordance to section 175 of the Organic Law, to declare Powi as duly elected Governor.

K500, 000 for SHPHOC

He made the presentation in Port Moresby to Chairman of the SHPHOC, Sape Molumi, on Moday January 14th. 

The K500, 000 presented is from the 2018 commitment made by Provincial Government.

This amount is separate from the K10 million which has been allocated in the 2019 Provincial Budget for the necessary infrastructure.

Governor Powi said the presentation is a sign of the commitment of the Provincial Government. Games.