​Simbu completes polls

Simbu Province has completed its polling today.

Chuave Returning Officer, Peter Are, confirmed this with Loop PNG.

He said they are now awaiting the extraction of ballot papers to Kundiawa.

Are said polling was conducted in a peaceful and orderly manner.

He said even though they started a day late, they have finished on time.

He added that the Simbu Provincial Election Steering Committee had come up with strict security measures and nothing will be illegally conducted in regards to ballot papers.

Are further stated that despite rumours of illegal ballot papers floating around, he is optimistic that all will be done accordingly.

They will proceed with counting as soon as all the ballot boxes are extracted from various locations.

Freddy Mou