010517TWELVE NOMINATE TO CHALLENGE SITTING MEMBER
By Aloysius Laukai
Twelve candidates nominated to contest the South Bougainville Open seat currently held by sitting member TIMOTHY MASIU.
At the close of nominations last Thursday, the Returning Officer went ahead and completed the Order of draw and the results are as follows.
Candidate, NICK PENIAI who is running under the PNC party is on BOX TEN.
Independent candidate, RAYMOND KAKAPONI is on Box ELEVEN.
Sitting member TIMOTHY MASIU is on Box TWELVE.
Candidate Pastor ALBERT MAGOI who is running under PPP party is on box THIRTEEN.
JOSEPH KIM SWAMARU running under the PNG party ticket is on box FOURTEEN.
Candidate HERMAN BUAGO LAIMO is running under THE party and is on box FIFTEEN.
KATU ANDREW OSIKORE who is under the New Generation party is on box SIXTEEN.
Two candidates are running under one party, they are ,JACOB KIASON POTOURA who is on box SEVENTEEN and PATRICK HEROMATE who is on box TWENTY.
Candidate PETER NERAU running as an INDEPENDENT candidate is on Box EIGHTEEN.
The only woman candidate for South Bougainville open, ROSE PIHEI and running under the SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY is on box NINETEEN.
AND PNG HUMAN RIGHTS PARTY candidate, MICHAEL ANUGU is on box TWENTY- ONE.