Thomas Pelika

Menyamya MP passes away

Member for Menyamya, Thomas Pelika, passed away at the Angau Memorial Hospital this morning in Lae, Morobe Province. 

This newsroom was told that the late Pelika had a stroke a week ago and was rushed to the Angau Memorial Hospital, where he was admitted.

His colleague MP for Bulolo and Minister for Planning, Sam Basil, accompanied him to the hospital.

At the hospital, the doctors tried to stabilize him and medivac him to Port Moresby for operations but his condition did not improve, where he sadly passed away this morning.