Tony Wouwou

Sandaun Governor moves to Opposition

Opposition Leader Patrick Pruaitch, when welcoming Governor Wouwou, extended their invitation to other MPs in the Government to join them and change the current government.

He said the Prime Minister's post is on the table and invited other parties to form the government.

Pruaitch also made mention of other cabinet ministers who resigned recently from the PNC party.

Last week saw the resignation of Enga Governor Peter Ipatas, SHP Governor William Powi, Hela Governor Philip Undialu, Jiwaka Governor William Tongamp and Komo Margarima MP Manasseh Makiba.

Sandaun Chamber hopes plan is continued

The Plan, which was introduced under former governor Amkat Mai, aims to be the stepping stone on which the township builds its local economy.

Chamber President Boni Leki currently does not know what the plans of the current provincial administration are. However, he is hopeful they maintain the original plan.

“We intend to use that as a vehicle to bring in investments.

​Wouwou freezes WSP funds

Governor Wouwou said the audit is to ensure there is transparency and accountability.

He made the announcement during the Sandaun Provincial Government swearing in ceremony on Monday.

“As of today, I am conditionally freezing all the Provincial Service Improvement Program Funds to allow for the books to be cleared before I can take over.

“This is to allow for good governance, transparency and accountability to prevail during my term as the Governor of the province,” Governor Wouwou said.