Tandai house of chiefs pay courtesy visit to Mayor Siapu

Deputy Paramount Chief of Tandai of Chiefs Peter Sageliverana (second left) presenting the Malona to Mayor Eddie Siapu. Witnessed by Deputy Mayor Robert Oge and Tandai House of Chiefs executive
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The Tandai House of Chiefs Executive have made a courtesy visit to the new City Mayor Eddie Siapu.

The delegation led by Deputy Paramount Chief Peter Sageliverana, made the visit to show recognition and congratulate the new Mayor since he was elected last week.

Tandai House of Chiefs appreciated the shared common knowledge and recognition shown by Honiara City Council towards the people of Guadalcanal, who access the services provided in the city.

The Tandai House of Chiefs acknowledge the importance of HCC’s role as a local governing body with multi-cultural populace.

They presented traditional shell money (Malona), which has a traditional significance and value in Guadalcanal, to the Mayor as a token of appreciation.

Mayor Siapu responded by saying that he is overwhelmed by the visit and gift from the Tandai House of Chiefs.

He stated that HCC is always trying it’s best to provide better services and will continue to maintain and improve these services which will benefit everyone from different Provinces and the people of Guadalcanal.

Siapu said HCC appreciates the cordial relationship with the Tandai House of Chiefs and Guadalcanal Province and is looking forward to work together and maintain the relationship.