Vice Minister for National Planning
Papua and Niugini Union (PANGU) Party
Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament as the member for Markham Open Electorate seat during the 2017 General Elections as a Pangu Party Candidate. Appointed Vice Minister for National Planning in the Marape-Steven Government on 21st June 2019 and sworn in on 3rd July 2019, 2nd Term in this Parliament.
Past: First Elected to the 8th National Parliament for the Markham Open Electorate in the 2007 General Elections as People's Labour Party candidate. Served on the Parliamentary Referral Committee on Industry and Industrial Relations. Appointed Chairman of Public Accounts Committee on 29/09.2017, then appointed Minister for Communications and Information Technology on 17/04/2019 in the O'Neill- Abel Government after a minor cabinet reshuffle.
Secondary Education: Completed High School Education from Bugandi High School, Lae.
Community Interests: Returned to his village and became a subsistant farmer. Elected Councillor in 1995-1996 (ONGA/WAFFA) and later council president from 1997-2002.
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Member of the Morobe Provincial Assembly (Tutumang] prior to 2007 National Elections
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