Posted By Staff Reporter
National Alliance Candidate Peter Namea Isoaimo is the new member for Kairuku Hiri.
He was declared by the Electoral Commission at 7:45pm last night. After the 20th elimination, Isoaimo polled 20, 792 vote.
People’s National Congress candidate ParuMr Aihi polled 17, 669 votes falling short of the absolute majority vote of 19, 231 votes.
Aihi was ousted through an election petition by Isoaimo shortly after the 2012 National Elections was concluded.
National Alliance Leader, Sir Michael Somare , Aitape Lumi’s Patrick Pruaitch and attorney general Kerenga Kua were present at the counting center at Waigani to witness the declaration.
Isoaimo told supporters and others present his work begins now for the people of Kairuku Hiri. PNG EDGE
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