THE Provincial Police Commander Western Province, Chief Superintendent Mathias Lenialu appeals to the people in Gizo to celebrate the 40th anniversary of independence responsibly.
Celebrations began yesterday and will continue until tomorrow.
Police in Gizo are mounting an operation to ensure the celebration goes on peacefully.
“I want to appeal to the people residing in Gizo and also to those visiting from our islands to celebrate this anniversary responsibly,” says PPC Lenialu.
“Let us celebrate peacefully with pride and make these celebrations free of crime.
“Police from Gizo, Noro and Munda will also be mounting a parade on July 6 at the JFK Stadium in Gizo and it is open to the public to come along and join in our Nation’s 40th anniversary of independence.”