More than 10,000 people came in truckloads and buses to witness the occasion.
Timah is confident to win the seat currently held by Johnson Tuke.
“I want to change Kainantu and make it a role model in the country.
“My people have been neglected for the past years and now is the time to give them what they deserve.”
With a Masters degree in Business management, Timah said the people of Kainantu deserve better as they are the economic corridor to the other Highlands provinces.
He is contesting under the PNG Socialist Party.