Anisi beats Aimo to win seat

National, Normal

The National, Wednesday July 18th, 2012

EZEKIEL Sigii Anisi was declared the new member-elect for the Ambunti-Dreikikir open electorate in East Sepik yesterday afternoon.District returning officer John Kauken made the declaration at the Ambunti local level government chamber at 2.27pm yesterday in the absence of Anisi, who was in Wewak.
Anisi, son of the former People’s Progress Party national president, late Alex Anisi, polled 8,141 votes to unseat incumbent and National Alliance candidate Tony Aimo, who finished second with 6,334 votes.
The member-elect refused to comment on his election victory when contacted yesterday as he had yet to sign instruments effecting his declaration.Kauken left Ambunti-Dreikikir immediately after the declaration with the writ to be signed by Anisi in Wewak last night.