Mesepitu and Galokale reappointed

PS for MCILI Riley Mesepitu.
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TWO permanent secretaries have been re-appointed by Government for the next four years.

They are Riley Mesepitu of Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Labour & Immigration and Karen Galokale of Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services.

Government House Private Secretary, Rawcliff Ziza confirmed they took their oaths yesterday.

Mr Mesepitu made his way up to PS level after he was the former Under Secretary, Director of Industry Development and Director Industry Development Division in the same Ministry.

He was the former General Manager of Solomon Islands Small Business Enterprise Centre (SISBEC) and Human Resource Executive of Solomon Mutual Insurance Limited

Mesepitu holds a Master of Business Administration at the University of Waikato.

He got his Bachelor Degree in Management and Public Administration and Economics at University of South Pacific.

Ms Galokale is a lawyer by profession.

She holds a Master of Development Policy at Korean Development Institute.

Galokale received her Bachelor of Laws and Professional Diploma in Legal Practice at University of the South Pacific in Fiji.

Before taking up the role as PS, she used to work at the Office of the Prime Minister & Cabinet as Deputy Secretary/Cabinet and Assistant Secretary to Prime Minister.

She was also the Legal Assistant of Development Bank of Solomon Islands.