Okapa establishes procurement committee

The committee members were successfully commissioned by the National Procurement Commission in a swearing-in ceremony on Monday 07th September.

The ceremony, held at the Eastern Highlands Provincial headquarters in Goroka, was officiated by NPC chief executive officer Simon Bole and NPC board secretary, Babaga Naime.

When commending the Committee members, Bole challenged them to be transparent in undertaking their duties and ensure compliance to the National Procurement Act (NPA).

K50,000 for Okapa electrification project

Acting Managing Director, Carolyn Blacklock, received the payment from the Member for Okapa District, Saki Saloma.

This project will be achieved through the Electrification Partnership Project with PNG Power. Blacklock said more than 150,000 lives will benefit from this electrification project.

“Lots and lots of schools, churches and health clinics will benefit from power along the way,” she said.

PNG Power will run transmission lines as well as connecting distribution lines directly into people’s houses.