Sinasina-Yongumugl MP Kerenga Kua

PM confirms nomination fees for 2017 to increase to K10,000

O’Neill was responding to a supplementary question in Parliament from Sinasina-Yongumugl MP Kerenga Kua today.  

Kua asked the Prime Minister to confirm the date of the issue of writs which Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato was quoted in the local media as saying that it will be delayed by one month from the current date of April 20.

O’Neill said: “The dates published by the Electoral Commissioner is that the issue of writs will be on April 20, that has not changed, it will be issued on that date, as far as I am concerned.