United Labour 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. Elected Deputy Speaker after a ballot of 65 votes on 04/06/2020, currently affiliated with United Labour Party. Deputy Chairman of the Private Business and Standing Orders Parliamentary Committees, 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, affiliated with the Papua and Niugini Union (PANGU) Party. Appointed Vice Minister for Agriculture & Livestock (all matters related to the functions of livestock) in the Marape-Steven Government on 21/09/19-06/09/20.
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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