William Powi

Landowners accept Government deal on Vendor Financing

In a press conference today, Hela Governor Francis Potape, Southern Highlands Governor William Powi and Central Governor Kila Haoda signed the agreement declaring their stand on the vendor financing.

Gulf Governor Havila Kavo was not present and Western Governor Ati Wobiro is currently serving his term at Bomana Correctional institution.

Powi said the landowners have been missing out on the equity and the decision by the government for a vendor financing is a step in the right direction.

Tribal fights are an evil that must end – Powi

Powi said there is no space for tribal fights in his province and called on the people to embrace change.

He was responding to new reports of killings and the possible eruption of tribal fights in the province.

He is calling on the people of Upper Mendi, Nipa and Nembi Plateau local level Governments areas led by the community, church leaders and the presidents to take control of the situation.