Masiu declared for South Bougainville

Timothy Masiu is the second National Alliance Party candidate to be declared.

Masiu retained his South Bougainville seat after polling 13, 427 surpassing the required majority vote.

Coming in second was PNG Party candidate, Joseph Suwamaru with 9, 659 votes while PNC candidate, Nick Penial polled third with 6, 002 votes.

Returning Officer, John Itanu, told Loop PNG he officially declared Masiu at 9:15 am today.

Masiu joins Namatanai Member-elect, Walter Schnaubelt, as the two latest NA parliamentarians.


Cedric Patjole
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