Rigo Open seat

Women Vie For Rigo Seat

Assistant Returning officer for Rigo, Murray Konido said the three women are Vitis Industries Managing Director, Vicky Mosin who is contesting under the Future of PNG Party banner and Miriam Walo and Journalist Melanie Vari, who are contesting as Independent candidates.

He said with the last day of nomination today, a few more candidates are expected to nominate before 4pm.

Ano Pala nominates to retain Rigo Open seat

Pala is contesting under the Peoples National Congress Party and will commence his campaign as of today.

Hundreds of people traveled in from the inland and coastal villages of Rigo to witness his nomination.

He said his campaign message is getting the Government systems protected.

"When the systems of Government are working well, they will do the delivery with less corruption, Pala said.

Pala joins 16 other candidates including three females who are contesting the Rigo Open seat.


Truck loads convoy for nominations for Rigo Open

Since the opening of nominations, three nominated yesterday; the first being a female; Vavine Kila Nades from Kamili Village with two male independent candidates; Naga Gamoga Agarobe from Gabagaba and Lekwa Gure from Babaka.

This afternoon at 1:32pm, another independent candidate,  Richard Faroba, originally from Southern Highlands married to a local from the inland LLG of Rigo entered the Rigo district office to pay his nomination fee.