Following my last article explaining why I was absent from Parliament to cast my vote during the election of Prime Minister Governor of East Sepik, Allan Bird, Member for Hagen, William Duma and former Member for Goroka, Bire Kimisopa issued responses taking offence to it.
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Following the election of James Marape as the 8th Prime Minister, there has been numerous articles posted on social media asking the question why I was absent and abstained from voting.
Last Wednesday, the former Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced his resignation. Soon after resigning Members of Parliament walked over to acknowledge him.
Today the nation witness former Prime Minister Peter O'Neill secret bid to be re-elected shut down following his nomination by Opposition Leader Patrick Pruaitch and Belden Namah.
Straight after the Speaker for Parliament Job Pomat called for nominations for the Prime Minister, Governor for Enga Sir Peter Ipatas nominated Member for Tari Pori Open, James Marape, and Governor for Manus, Charlie Benjamin seconded the nomination.