Member of Parliament

Namah Commends Paita

“This is exemplary leadership from Paita. He has pledged himself on oath to never bring into disrepute or public ridicule the good name and reputation of the offices of the Member for Finschhafen and Minister for National Planning and Monitoring,” Namah said.

Meantime, Namah confirmed that he has laid a police complaint against Paita, on evidence presented on social media that the former Minister was seen discharging a military issued high-powered weapon.

One of PNG’s first MPs dies at 86

The Late Sir Koitaga was a Member of Parliament in the House of Assembly in 1964. He was one of the first uneducated politicians elected to the House.

In 2008, he was awarded the Queen’s Medal for his contribution to the country.

He hailed from the Komolga Tribe in the Lower Kagual district in Tambul-Nebilyer. He is survived by his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.