Siapu, new Mayor

NEW MAYOR: Edmond Siapu after being elected.
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By Alfred Pagepitu

COUNCILLOR for Rove/Lengakiki ward, Edward Siapu has been elected the new Mayor of the Honiara City Council this morning.

The election run-off for the mayor post was between Siapu and Vura ward councillor, Reginald Ngati after councilor for Kukum ward, Robert Oge withdraw his candidacy prior to the elections.

The results from the vote count was Councillor Siapu 14 votes to Ngati’s six votes.

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