Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Kokopo MP Patrick Tammur passes away

Kokopo MP and Communications Minister in the Somare regime. Patrick Tammur, passed away in Port Moresby this morning.
He had been suffering from diabetes and had one of his legs amputated in Singapore last year.
A son of firebrand Tolai leader, the late Oscar Tammur, Patrick Tammur came to power in 2007 when he ousted longtime Kokopo MP and former Prime Minister Sir Rabbie Namaliu.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous1:16 PM

    Heard this am on FM too.

    Very sad...we must all be health consious, whether living a busy life or not.