BY BARNABAS MANEBONA
NGELLA Constituency’s Office has confirmed that the Constituency’s debated ‘Vaka Motor’ will be registered.
The Constituency Office has not denied the fact that the said $4.5-million vessel was detained by police stating that it is the ‘marine order’.
“Because we have not registered the Constituency Vessel yet since its arrival is why the marine gave out the order over which the Constituency Office has already approached the ‘Company Haus’ on Monday this week and are only waiting for the Solomon Islands Maritime Safety Administration (SIMSA) heads to return back from their overseas trip before we finalise up registration,” responded Ngella Constituency’s Office to Island Sun yesterday.
The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at Tulaghi Station when queried over the matter has remained silent over the detainment hinting only that investigation is in place.
Meanwhile, Ngella Constituents disapproving of the vessel being purchased for the Constituency demand for it to be sold in order to purchase a new vessel for Ngella that would be suitable to operate as a passenger vessel.