Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament as the Member for Manus Open after the 2017 General Elections. Elected as the Speaker of the 10th National Parliament on 02/08/2017 following the declaration of Members of the 10th National Parliament. Is also the Chairman of the following committees on Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings, Legislation, National Parliament, Private Business and Standing Orders, 2nd term in this Parliament.
Past: First elected to the 8th National Parliament for the Manus Open Electorate in the 2007 General Elections as People's National Congress candidate. Elected and served as Deputy Leader of People's National Congress Party in the 8th National Parliament. Appointed as the Minister for Inter-Government Relations in the Somare-Temu cabinet on the 29/8/2007 till 2/8/2011. Appointed as the Minister for Fisheries on the 5/8/2011 in the O'Neill-Namah cabinet. Elected Peoples National Congress Deputy Party Leader on 07/02/08. Resigned membership from Peoples National Congress to be Independent on 22/06/2020.
Religion: Christianity-Seventh Day Adventist
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