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People’s Party Inc. has shown its support for women’s representation in Parliament by endorsing not one, not two but four women candidates for each of the four National Capital District seats, the party announced via a media release today.
People’s Party has no doubt that women are more than capable to hold office as Members of Parliament and the party believes having women in parliament is what is best for the country.Party Leader Dr. William Tongamp PhD
Former public servant and departmental head Anna Bais is being endorsed for the Moresby North West seat currently held by Pangu candidate Lohia Boe Samuel.
Media identity Tania Nugent is being endorsed for Moresby North East currently held by Member John Kaupa.
Michelle Hau’ofa a social justice advocate is being endorsed for Moresby South currently held by Minister for Housing Justin Tkatchenko.
Business women and SME advocate Sylvia Pascoe is being endorsed for the NCD Governor seat held by Governor Powes Pakop.
The four candidates are respectable and reputable individuals in their respective fields and their endorsement is a significant milestone for women in politics.
Governor Sir Ipatas who is also the party founder reaffirmed the party’s stance for supporting candidates who have a history and culture of integrity.
People’s Party has a history and culture of integrity and we are supporting candidates that reflect this – both men and women. We believe these four candidates we are endorsing for the NCD sears hold the People’s Party values an principles.Sir Peter Ipatas, Party Founder