Hela Regional by-election

Electoral Commission obligated by law to hold Hela by-election

“I have talked to the Police Commissioner to assess the situation on the ground before I can make a decision,” Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato said. 

“In the meantime, I have (already) written to the government asking for funding support to conduct the by-election for Hela (Province).

“As soon as the funding is available, I will advise the Governor General to approve dates for the by-election.”