Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Justice & Attorney General
Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the the Esa'ala Open electorate as a People's Party Candidate in the 2017 General Elections. Appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Justice & Attorney General in the Marape-Steven Government and sworn in by the Governor General, Sir Bob Dadae on 7/06/2019, 2nd term in this Parliament.
Past: First elected to the 9th National Parliament for the Esa`ala Open seat in the 2012 General Elections as a People`s Party Candidate. Appointed Minister for Civil Aviation in the O'Neill-Dion cabinet following the formation of government in August 2012. Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the the Esa'ala Open electorate as a People's Party Candidate in the 2017 General Elections. Appointed Minister for Justice & Attorney General in the O'Neill-Abel Cabinet following the formation of Government in August 2017, then resigned from his Ministerial Portfolio as the Minister for Justice & Attorney General on 18th April 2019.
Primary Education: Attended various Primary Schools.
Secondary Education: Completed his Secondary Education at Wesley High School (1982-1985) and Sogeri National High School (1986-1987)
Tertiary Education: Completed his Tertiary Education at University of Papua New Guinea (1988-1991), than at Legal Training Institute (1992).
Achievements: Earned a Bachelors Degree in Law from the University of Papua New Guinea in 1988-1990 and admitted to the Bar at Legal Training Institute in 1991.
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Private practitioner with Stevens Lawyers until 2012 National Elections.
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