Hon. Benny Tipoti Allan, MP

Benny Tipoti  Allan

Ministerial Portfolio
Agriculture & Livestock

Electorate
Unggai-Bena Open

Party
People's National Congress (PNC) Party

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the Unggai-Bena Open seat as a Peoples National Congress Party Candidate in the 2017 General Elections. Appointed as Minister for Agriculture and Livestock after the formation of the O'neill-Abel Cabinet, 4th Term in this Parliament.

Past: First elected in to the 7th National Parliament in the 2002 General Elections for the Unggai-Bena Open seat as an Independent Candidate, then joined the United Resources Party. Appointed Shadow Minister for Culture and Tourism, and Housing in the Morauta led opposition in February 2004 till joining the Somare government in May 2004 then appointed Parliamentary Secretary in the Somare government on the 30/6/2005 (G97 of 2005). Re-elected to the 8th National Parliament for the same seat as a United Resources Party Candidate in the 2007 General Elections. Appointment as Minister for Environment and Conservation in the Somare-Temu cabinet on the 29/8/2007 till 2/8/2011. Re-elected to the 9th National Parliament for the same seat in the 2012 General Elections as a People's National Congress party candidate. Appointed Minister for Lands and Physical Planning in the O'Neill-Dion cabinet, August 2012.

Biography

Religion:
Primary Education: Completed primary education 1972
Secondary Education: Forms 1-2, Goroka High School (1973-1974), Form 3-4, Lae Technical College (1975-1976).
Tertiary Education: Graduated at Goroka Teachers College (1982)

Achievements:
Community Interests: As a former rugby league player, Mr. Allan has played in the Highlands and Northern zone competitions and Consort Brothers in the Lae competition.
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: 10 years of teaching in Morobe province. Resigned from teaching (1994), to manage Negiso Investments in Port Moresby till 2002

Contact Details

Parliament Office
C/-National Parliament, PO Parliament House, WAIGANI, NCD 131, Papua New Guinea

Ph: +675 3277553
Fax: +675 3277480



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