Monday, March 23, 2009

Morobe government commits K300, 000 for Wau victims

The Morobe provincial executive council today made a commitment of K320, 000 to assist victims of the two-day standoff between Biangai and Watut villagers in Wau last Friday and Saturday.

Details are to be announced by Governor Luther Wenge.

Bulolo MP Sam Basil has already committed K100, 000 from his district funds while Menyamya MP Benjamin Philip has pledged K5, 000.

The provincial disaster committee has also provided relief supplies such as tarpaulin, rice and saucepans to Biangai villagers affected by the raid by Watuts.

Meanwhile, Mr Basil, provincial administrator Patilias Gamato and provincial disaster committee chairman Benson Suwang will visit affected villages tomorrow.



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