BY ALFRED PAGEPITU
THE Minister of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening, Nestor Ghiro has paid tribute to Western province’s former speaker, the Late Richard Morgan Tekifono.
Late Tekifono served as Speaker from 2014 to 2018 and elected as MPA for Ward 10 Irigila from 1998 to 2009 in Western province. He passed away last week.
Hon Ghiro said the passing of late Late Tekifono has shocked the ministry of the provincial government (MPGIS).
He said the Ministry of the Provincial Government also offered a message of condolence on the
Ghiro conveyed the condolences of his ministry staff to the family of Late Tekifono.
“His good examples will long be remembered in our Communities, Province and Country as whole.”
He said late Tekifono’s passing is “a great loss for his immediate family members and the province”.