Buka man leaves firm after 23 years

Lae News, Normal

The National – Tuesday, December 14, 2010

KK KINGSTON Ltd, one of Papua New Guinea’s major manufacturers and suppliers of industrial, janitorial and laundry chemicals, has farewelled one of its longest serving employees.
Reuben Pita, has decided to retire after 23 years spent minding the chemical factory as the senior superintendent at the company’s plant situated within Lae’s industrial nerve centre at Milfordhaven.
Pita, 55, from Novah Number 2 village on Buka, Bougainville, decided to leave now so that he could enjoy the spoils of his labour, which includes a house that he purchased through the housing ownership scheme with the his employer’s assistance.
Pita, who joined the firm in the 1980s, said he would go back home to help his people by contributing to the thriving coconut industry.