He said the late judge was a role model in his community and among his colleagues.
Sir Salamo said late Ipang was very committed and always made fair decisions.
Meantime, Madang Governor Peter Yama described the late Justice Ipang as a very transparent judge.
Yama extended his gratitude to Sir Salamo for bringing the late judge home despite his busy schedule.
Hela Provincial Administrator William Bando also made the same comments and hailed the people of Madang for producing a man of integrity like the late judge Martin Ipang.
The late judge served in various district court houses as magistrate before his appointment as a judge.
He was the resident judge of Tari in Hela Province until his death on April 3, 2018.
The late Justice Martin Ipang is survived by his wife and two children.
He will be buried this afternoon at his mother's village at Wakorma in Bogia district.
(Sir Salamo Injia bidding his final farewell)