Parkop thanks people for trust and confidence

Social Democratic Party leader Powes Parkop has been declared as Member elect for NCD Regional.


Parkop was officially declared by NCD Election Manager Alwyn Jimmy at Rita Flynn at 11am today.

He was escorted to be declared by Member elect for Moresby-South Justin Tkatchenko.

Parkop signed the Writ witnessed by supporters, counting officials, electoral officials, security personnel and the media.

Meantime, Parkop thanked the people of NCD for having the trust and confidence in him and giving him the mandate to lead a third term in Parliament.

Parkop assured the people that he will continue to do his best to make the city even better.

“I am ready to work with everyone to get the basic things right and continue to develop the city.

“It a big relief for me and I will honor the mandate given to me," he said.

Parkop's supporters are now on convoy around the city.

Meantime, all Writs will be returned to the Governor General today.

Quintina Naime