BY BEN BILUA
TWENTY-seven members of Parliament have voted to remove Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during yesterday’s no-confidence motion while 23 voted against.
Under standing orders of Parliament, the Speaker of Parliament went around the house to seek leaders’ votes on the motion.
Here are the result of the vote:
Voting for the motion: Hon Steve Abana, Heinz Horst Bodo Dettke, Douglas Ete, Alfred Ghiro, Sam Iduri, Martin Kealoe, Christopher Laore, Jimmy Lusibaea, Manasseh Maelanga, Samson Maneka, Jeremiah Manele, Derick Manuari, Elijah Doro Doromuala, David Day Pacha, Danny Phillip, Alex Qora, Snyder Rini, Connelly Sadakabatu, Charles Sigoto, Derick Sikua, Culwick Togamana, Peter Tom, Rick Hou, Namson Tran, Matthew Wale and David Tome.
Voting against the motion: Hon Peter Shanel, Ishmael Avui, Jackson Fiulaua, Moses Garu, Nestor Ghiro, Tautai Kaitu’u, Duddley Kopu, John Dean Kuku, Augustine Auga, John Maneniaru, Andrew Manepora’a, Samuel Manetoali, William Marau, Commins Mewa, Dickson Mua, Bartholomew Parapolo, Stanley Sofu, Manasseh Sogavare, Freda Tuki, Jimson Tanangada, Silas Tausinga, Milner Tozaka and Bradley Tovosia.