Ezekiel Anisi

Late MP’s casket to lie in state

Viewing of the body at 10am will be open to Members of Parliament, Departmental Heads and Members of the diplomatic corp.      

At 11am, the public funeral service to celebrate the life of the first term MP, from East Sepik Province, will be held at the Reverend Sione Kami Memorial Church.

According to the official program released by the Office of the National Parliament Speaker, the casket will be flown to Wewak on Friday, concluding the State organised funeral.   

East Sepik MP collapses and dies

Ambunti-Dreikikir MP, Ezekiel Anisi, was in Port Moresby to collect his election materials when he collapsed at a guest house. He was seeking his second term in office.

According to a family member, he died on the road while being rushed to the Pacific International Hospital.   

However, PIH told Loop PNG this morning that there is no record of the MP with them.

Late Anisi was elected to Parliament at the age of 25, and is a member of the ruling People’s National Congress Party.