Assistant Returning Officers (AROs)

Moresby North East A.R.O arrested for impersonation

Moresby North East Returning Officer, Thomas Rango confirmed the arrest of his ARO Edward Peter which prompted a brief suspension of counting

Rango however assured supporters, scrutineers and the general public that counting progressed well and will commence again following today’s 64th count.

Moresby North East electorate counting will resume at 8am tomorrow, Monday 17th July.

Meantime, Rango says that the Peter was taken into police custody for wearing a police issued coat at the counting venue.

Returning officers appointed for 2017 General Election

Gamato said the appointment of all the Returning Officers (ROs) and Assistant Returning Officers (AROs) have been confirmed on September 12, 2016.

“No new appoints for ROs and AROs will be made unless death occurs as in the case of RO for Finschaffen district in Morobe Province. A full listing of the ROs and AROs will be published in papers (media) soon,” he said.

Meanwhile, Central Province conducted training for its ROs, AROs and LLG supervisors this week at the Villa Karai Resort at Gaire village, outside Port Moresby.