Koni Iguan

PM assures Tutumang on Wafi-Golpu Project

O’Neill said the Government will ensure the Tutumang, legitimate landowners and other key stakeholders participate in the project agreement discussion of the Wafi-Golpu Project.

He said this when questioned by Markham MP, Koni Iguan, on the Morobe Provincial Government’s refusal to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between the State and developer Wafi-Golpu Joint Venture (WGJV).

The Markham MP asked the Prime Minister to explain the recent events surrounding the Wafi-Golpu Project and the refusal of the Tutumang to sign.

Housing minister responds to eviction query

He believes these evictions are being arranged by those with vested interest.

In parliament yesterday – the first sitting for 2018 – Minister Kaupa said a Ministerial statement is due in a couple of weeks on the internal investigations he recently gave directions for, in various parts of the country.

The Minister for Housing was responding to questions raised by Member for Markham, Koni Iguan, regarding serious housing evictions imposed on several families in Lae, Morobe Province.