It costs Lae city K10 million per year to clean up the streets because citizens carelessly discard their rubbish everywhere, and spit red betelnut wherever they please.
During today’s opening of the newly-upgraded Bart Philemon Drive, Morobe Governor, Luther Wenge, and Member for Lae and Deputy Prime Minister, John Rosso, spoke against the filthy habit of spoiling new infrastructure with betelnut spittle.
“Yupla ol lain nau, stop lo kaikai buai,” said Governor Wenge. “Husat kam spet lo hia? Yu longlong man yu spet lo rot.