310315Police Describes Election Turnout
By Aloysius Laukai
The Bougainville Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner Paul Kamuai yesterday described the 2015 election as unity election for Bougainville.
He told New Dawn Fm that this year's election is special in that all factions on Bougainville are fielding in candidates.
Inspector Kamuai said that for the first time, Mekaamui and former fighters are fielding their leaders to contest.
He described this as unity in diversity for Bougainville as we move into the referendum window in June this year.
The Police Commander said that Police does not see anything that can disturb the election as Bougainville unites to move into the next chapter of the ongoing Peace Process on the island.
From the candidates who nominated for the Presidency, Peter Nerau is from the Meekamui hard liners, Fr.Simon Dumarinu is from the unity peace building team,current sitting President Chief Dr.John Momis with Nick Peniai and Sam Akoitai yet to nominate.
We will have the total candidates after the close of nominations tomorrow.
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