260417ONE WOMAN AGAINST ALL MALE CANDIDATES
By Aloysius Laukai
Only one female candidate has nominated to contest the South Bougainville Open seat today in Buin.
The former ABG Minister for Community Development and member representing women of South Bougainville, ROSE PIHEI was brought by women supporters and male carrying a live Pig to the nominating arena.
MS PIHEI’s women KIAKU called on the voters to look at empowering a woman to lead South Bougainville into the future.
They said that candidate PIHEI knows the issues that is affecting Bougainville today and also can steer the ship past Referendum.
Candidate RAYMOND KAKAPONI came with supporters in one vehicle and nominated as an Independent candidate.
Nominations will close at 4pm tomorrow afternoon.