Central Provincial Government (CPG)

Central to launch development plan

Central Governor, Rufina Peter says the provincial government in collaboration with the leaders of the wards, districts and five Local Level Governments (LLGs) are preparing for several significant programs for this year.

A beautification program will be launched to ensure better road and pedestrian safety and beautification of the two main provincial highways, Magi and Hiritano. The program will engage youth of the villages along these highways to clean for at least 10 meters from the roads and plant candle trees.

Edevu project developers on notice

Central Governor Rufina Peter says the provincial government and the people of Central Province will no longer tolerate being by-passed by developers and the national government when investing in major resource projects in the province.

“We will not be taken for granted nor will we continue to be spectators to resource developments on our land.

“We demand that our rights as resource owners and the jurisdiction of the Central Provincial Government be recognized, acknowledged and respected.”

New gear for Bereina court officials

Central Provincial Administrator Francis Koaba, Officials from the Division of Village Court and Land Mediation handed over the gear to the court officials at Bereina station.   

Uniforms included work boots, a folding table and three chairs.

Kairuku Village Court Inspector Richard Naime said the new uniforms and equipment will offer a more professional look for the village court officials when attending to court cases in the villages.

New staff houses for Kwikila Sec

The two houses are funded under a K2.5 million project under the ‘Kwikila Secondary School Whole Campus Re-development Project’ funded by the provincial government to build six houses for the school, two double dormitories and a four-in-one classroom facility.

The projects were officially launched on Wednesday 4th May 2022.

Established in 1959, the school was the first high school in Central Province to become a boarding school in 1960. It has remained a boarding school until present.

Daumagini Receives Funding Support

The school received a chainsaw, a cheque of K10,000 and a commitment of an additional K10,000 for sporting equipment for the school.

Established in 1963, the primary school has a teaching staff of eight and more than a hundred students from elementary through to grade eight.

The chainsaw was a request of the parents of the students from the school to the provincial government. It will now be used to cut timber to build new teachers house and make repairs on those that are falling apart.

CPG Charters Flight For Distraught Students

The Central Provincial Government has included students residing in NCD and those from Motu-Koita.

The students made the call to the Governor for Central Province, amidst the current tension brought about by the senseless killing of bank employee, the late Jonathon Kiap.

They asked to return home after three youths were also killed at the college, allegedly by those seeking revenge over late Kiap’s death. ENB Provincial Police Commander Joseph Tabali has called on eye witnesses to come forward and give statements regarding these deaths.

MVIL, Central Gov’t Renew Agreement

Present at the signing of the MoA with MVIL on Tuesday in Port Moresby was Central Province Governor, Robert Agarobe, Deputy Governor William Wavi, Provincial Administrator, Francis Koaba and other senior officers from both organizations.

MVIL Managing Director, Michael Makap said, “The renewal of the MoA with the Central Provincial Government is a show of confidence in our ability to provide efficient customer service on behalf of the parties.”

Makap sighted that the MoA provides for a win-win outcome in that it allows for:

CPG receives land title

Governor Agarobe received the land titles from Minister for Lands and Physical Planning John Rosso in the presence of provincial administrator, ward counsellors and public servants, on Thursday.

This inaugural event took time and smart planning and eventually the 1.46 hectares of land now belongs to CPG. With it, the governor aims to create educational facilities and teach the next generation on political history, culture, tradition and more.