District Development Authority

Imbongu DDA members sworn in

The MP for Imbongu and current Minister for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology Pila Niningi took his time to settle his district administration conducting the Commission of Oaths for his DDA Members.

The ceremony at Walume District Headquarters, was officiated by the Senior Magistrate, of Mendi District Court, Raymond Tupundu.

WaSH Authority a decade away


This is to ensure that the capacity of District Development Authority’s (DDA’s) are enhanced to take on the responsibly of critical services at the rural level.

Planning and Monitoring Secretary, Hakaua Harry, said this during the signing of the K223 million World Bank loan for a nationwide water supply and sanitation roll out program.

Nukundj leads way with successful implementation of DSIP projects

The district was once in a deplorable stage over the years and now it is experiencing a major infrastructures being implemented in terms of education, health, roads and bridges. 

One of the major success of the DDA is the rehabilitation and building of new double classrooms and dormitories for both elementary, primary and secondary schools as well as up-grading and sealing of all feeder and new roads within the district.

LLG president arrested for fraud claims in Manus

President of the Wuvulu LLG awai Pana on December 8, 2015 is alleged to have used his position to acquire K92,404.41 in Lorengau, Manus Province.

According to police, the money belonged to the District Development Authority for schools in Manus.

Police say Pana threatened, harassed and abused the District Treasurer to raise the cheque and is alleged to have deposited it into his private account using it at his own will.

Pana has been arrested, charged and detained at the Lorengau police cell while waiting for his court appearance.