Comedian Kanage, Alphonse Dirau eliminated as the 24th candidate for Madang Regional

Elimination 23 is completed for the Madang Regional counting. So far counting has been progressing well. After 24th exclusion where independent candidate Alphonse Dirau was eliminated People's First Party candidate Ramsey Pariwa is still leading.

This news room was informed of the top five candidates as of 7.30am this morning. They are as follows.

  1. Ramsey Pariwa                  70, 872
  2. Jerry Singirok                     41, 331              
  3. Peter Yama                        27, 823
  4. Benny Panti                       23, 257
  5. Steven Asivo                      22,875

Elimination of the 25th candidate is currently underway.

Sylvester Wemuru