Late Ezekiel Anisi

State funeral arranged for late MP

Late Anisi collapsed and died on 24 May in Port Moresby, a day before departing to Wewak, to campaign for the Ambunti-Dreikikir Open seat in East Sepik Province.

The first-term MP was elected to Parliament at the age of 25, after polling 11,200 votes in the 2012 Elections.

According to a family member, the service to commemorate the life of the late parliamentarian will be held at the Sione Kami Memorial Church on April 8, and the casket will depart for Wewak the next day.

​State funeral for late MP

A family member did not reveal the cause of death, but told Loop PNG that the first term parliamentarian was having difficulty in his movement and was bedridden before his death.

He confirmed that the office of the Clerk of Parliament is organising the Port Moresby program, and the tentative date is next week.

The East Sepik Member of Parliament died in Port Moresby on 24 May. He was collecting his election materials when he collapsed at a guest house.