ESP polls: Counting to be held in districts

​Counting for the six open seats of East Sepik in the National Election will be held in each of the districts.

That is the confirmation from Provincial Election Manager Kila Ralai.

However, he said the provincial capital, Wewak, will also be the host venue for the counting of ballot papers for the East Sepik Provincial seat.

Ralai is optimistic polling in the province will be completed within the gazetted 14 days, which ends on Saturday, 8 July. 

He commended the voting population for cooperating with polling officials in the first week of polling.

The provincial election manager reiterated the need for all eligible voters to respect each other when exercising their democratic right to cast their votes in a free and fair manner.

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Charles Yapumi