South Bougainville Open seat

Chief hopes for Members, not managers

A village chief from Malabita village in Buin, Mathias Wape, told Loop PNG that the system of becoming paymasters leads to corruption.

“This applies to every other politician in PNG as well, paying people is your staff’s responsibility and not you Members. That is so wrong and it just reflects to the people as to what kind of a leader you are,” Chief Wape said.

“My appeal to whoever wins must not be like this because this is becoming a trend for some mandated leaders, and we do not want that for south Bougainville.

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