Supporters flock to witness Polye’s nominate

Opposition Leader and Triumph Heritage Empowerment (THE) Party leader, Don Polye, nominated on Tuesday at Kandep station to defend his seat in this election.

Despite a last-minute notice under a bad weather, supporters flocked in numbers to join him at Kandep Station to converge to the district office.

Polye was previously in Wabag for the nomination of  THE Party endorsed candidate for the Enga Regional Seat Sandy Talita.

In a low-key ceremony Polye nominated just before 4 pm in front of the Assistant Returning Officers, Joseph Yangau, and, George Marke, at the district office.

Two other intending candidates nominated yesterday, one of which includes a female nominee.

Polye commended both candidates to challenge him for the seat this year and also said he encouraged gender equality and participation.

Returning Officer, Ben Besawe, who resumes work today following a break has called for a free, fair, transparent and democratic 2017 elections.

Besawe also assures candidates that there will be no disruption and he will deliver a successful election.

Cedric Patjole