In a statement the leaders said Papua New Guinea is at a turning point.
They said the country can choose to start afresh with new leadership, new vision and new hope for the future or continue down an uncertain, slippery road, led by a person who is increasingly behaving like a dictator, with total disregard for the law.
They have made their choice and called on fellow Papua New Guineans to join them in rescuing the country.
“We cannot, through inaction, see our democracy and the institutions that support democracy ruined. The nation’s future is at stake.