Imbonggu district

People’s Safety Guaranteed

The Southern Highlands police held a parade at the Imbonggu district office at Walume, last Saturday to assure the public of their safety.

Member for Imbonggu, Pila Niningi took time off to inspect the parade and make sure everything was in order and set before the show.

Deputy Operation and eastern end Commander Senior Inspector, Philip Kumo said manpower for the operation consists of 156 men divided into four zones.

Fully-kitted ambulance for rural centre

Recently the health centre received a brand new fully-kitted Mobile Health Clinic (MHC) ambulance to assist with its rural health outreach programs to the 22,000-plus population it serves.

This was possible thanks to a Public Private Partner arrangement between Digicel PNG Foundation and the Imbonggu District Development Authority (DDA), each sharing 50 percent of the total cost.

SHP’s Nupirioma-Teta road upgrading excites people

Community leader from the area, Chief More Kiyo said the upgrading was first since the road was built in 1985.

Chief Kiyo thanked Minister for Works and implementation Francis Awesa, also the Imbonggu MP for allocating K300,000 for the upgrading of the road.

He said the condition of the road had deteriorated over the years due to lack of maintenance and current upgrading was a big relief for vehicle owners and the travelling public.

New admin building for remote SHP school

Keys for the Southern Highlands Provincial Government funded building was handed over by the contractor to school on Thursday June 30 2016).

Contractor, Pastor David James also handed the acquittal report to provincial projects coordinator Patrick Tombos detailing how the money was spent.

In doing so,  Pastor James challenged all other contractors in the province who had received substantial amounts of taxpayer funds for various projects to produce acquittals for purposes of transparency.